conscientious objector

Definition of "conscientious objector"
  1. An individual who declines military service due to opposing war or killing based on religious or philosophical beliefs
How to use "conscientious objector" in a sentence
  1. Upon being drafted, he declared himself a conscientious objector, opposing all forms of war.
  2. Her Quaker upbringing influenced her decision to become a conscientious objector during the war.
  3. Despite being called a draft dodger, he steadfastly remained a conscientious objector, committed to his pacifist beliefs.

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