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Definition of the adjective fabian

What does fabian mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees:

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  • Fabian: -

  1. of or relating to Fabianism
  2. using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition; avoiding direct confrontation
    • example: a fabian policy
    • similar: cautious

Alternative definition of the adjective fabian

adjective

  1. Pertaining to or reminiscent of Roman general [w, Fabius Maximus] whose tactics against Hannibal during the Second Punic War famously consisted of delaying or avoiding combat, focusing instead on weakening the enemy by cutting off supply lines.
  2. Advocating that social reforms be reached through a series of gradual and moderate stages rather than sudden revolution; specifically, relating to the Fabian Society, a British socialist society advocating reformist socialism.
  3. [by extension] cautious; dilatory; avoiding a decisive contest.

Definition of the noun fabian

What does fabian mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Fabians

  1. a member of the Fabian Society in Britain
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: socialist = a political advocate of socialism
    • member of: Fabian Society = an association of British socialists who advocate gradual reforms within the law leading to democratic socialism

People

  1. Fabian: Fabiano Anthony Forte, professionally known as Fabian, is an American singer and actor.
  2. Fabian a.k.a. Fabián Aranza is an actor.
  3. Fabian is a member of the band Hip Pop.
    • profession: Singer
    • member of musical group Hip Pop since
  4. Fabian a.k.a. Fabian Dee is a musical artist.

There are other people with in their name, like Ann Fabian, Ava Fabian, Fabian Veh, Fabian Ver, Fabian Wey, Jon Fabian, Leo Fabian, Max Fabian and many others.

Characters

  1. Fabian is a fictional character from the tv series Pengantin Remaja.
  2. Fabian is a fictional character from the book Twelfth Night, or What You Will.
  3. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2011 family film Taking Chances.
  4. Fabian a.k.a. Fabián is a fictional character from 2010 film Women in Temptation.
  5. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2012 film Elliot Loves.
  6. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2005 film Femeia visurilor.
  7. Fabian is a fictional character in the 2010 comedy film Wild Target.
  8. Fabian is a fictional character from the 1987 film Pirates of the Lake.
  9. Fabian is a fictional character from the book Raven's Gate.
  10. Fabian is a fictional character from the 1992 film Cyber Eden.
  11. Fabian a.k.a. Fabián is a fictional character from the 2008 film Shiver.
  12. Fabian a.k.a. Fabián is a fictional character from the 1932 film Santa.
  13. Fabian a.k.a. Fabián is a fictional character from the film Chicha tu madre.
  14. Fabian is a fictional character from the 1992 film Arizona Dream.
  15. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2011 animated film Princess Lillifee and the Little Unicorn.
  16. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2012 drama film Dust on Our Hearts.
  17. Fabian is a fictional character from the 1966 film Fahrenheit 451.
  18. Fabian is a fictional character from the 1969 film Deserter USA.
  19. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2008 film Anubis and the Path of 7 Sins.
  20. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2010 film 2030 – Aufstand der Jungen.
  21. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2015 film Agent 47.
  22. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2012 film The Thompsons.
  23. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2013 film Tiro de gracia.
  24. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2013 film Norte, the End of History.
  25. Fabian a.k.a. Fabián is a fictional character from the 2013 film Contra Natura.
  26. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2013 film Meine Schwestern.
  27. Fabian a.k.a. Fabián is a fictional character from the 1969 film El Libro de piedra.
  28. Fabian a.k.a. Fabián is a fictional character from the 1950 film First I am Mexican.
  29. Fabian is a fictional character from the 2008 film Show Stoppers.
  30. Fabian is a fictional character from the 1966 film The Blue Max.
  31. Fabian a.k.a. Fabián is a fictional film character.
  32. Fabian is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Max Fabian, Andrew Fabian, Fabian Cortez, Fabian Sawicki, Fabian Stankowicz.

Writings

  1. "Fabian" is a book written by Erich Kastner.
  2. "Fabian" is a book by Joan Wolf.
    • genre: Children's literature

Film

"Fabian" is a 1980 West German drama film directed by Wolf Gremm. It is based on the novel Fabian, the Story of a Moralist by German author Erich Kästner. The film was chosen as West Germany's official submission to the 53rd Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, but did not manage to receive a nomination.

Miscellanea

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fabian

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty (2015)

by Mehmet Odekon

Nonetheless, the Fabian Society remains fully committed to a fairer, more equal society, and an economy that is run for the benefit of ordinary people, not big business or the rich, although debate is continuous among Fabians about the details ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

Fabian b. Fabiano Forte Bonaparte, 6 February 1943, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Fabian, almost despite himself, was among the more endurable products of the late 50s when the North American charts were infested with a turnover of ...

Google previewBiographiskt lexicon öfver namnkunnige Svenska män. (Supplement. Strödda Biographier ... Adler Salvius.). (1857)

by Johan Baron ADLER SALVIUS

Fabian, Kejserl. Generalfältmarskalk, XXI: 159. Otto m. f1., Caroliner, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Socialism (2015)

by Peter Lamb

It began in London in January 1884 when a small group of socialists established the Fabian Society, having broken away from the quasi-religious Fellowship for the New Life that had been formed the previous year. The membership of the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Kenya (2014)

by Robert M. Maxon, Thomas P. Ofcansky

Fabian Society ...

Google previewThe Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical Allusions (2003)

by Martin H. Manser, David Pickering

Fabian (faybeea ̆n) Cautious; avoiding direct confrontation. The word alludes to the Roman general Quintus Fabius Maximus (d. 203 B.C.), nicknamed CUNCTATOR (delayer), who adopted the tactic of harassment instead of making a direct ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Canadian Social Work (2009)

by Francis J. Turner

Fabian Society (UK) effects of the pre-test and intervention, as well as the interactive effect of the pre-test with the intervention. Although this design is the most sensitive to measuring the effect of intervention, it is not commonly used in social ...

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Small photo of HUNGARY - CIRCA 1987: A Stamp printed in Hungary, shows Fabian von Bellingshausen (1778-1852), Russian explorer , series Arctic research, circa 1987.Small photo of LOS ANGELES - MAR 28: Patrick Fabian at the "Better Call Saul" Season 3 Premiere at the ArcLight Cinemas on March 28, 2017 in Culver City, CASmall photo of LOS ANGELES - MAR 28: Patrick Fabian at the "Better Call Saul" Season 3 Premiere at the ArcLight Cinemas on March 28, 2017 in Culver City, CASmall photo of HUNGARY - CIRCA 1987: A stamp printed in Hungary from the "Antarctic Exploration " issue shows Fabian von Bellingshausen and seals, circa 1987.Small photo of Radda in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy - May 15th 2016: Fabian Cancellara warming up during the 9th stage of Giro d'Italia , Chianti Classico Time Trial.Small photo of NEW YORK-DEC 01:(L-R) Revlon CEO Fabian Garcia, Halle Berry & Dr. Jill O'Donnell-Tormey attend Revlon's Love Is On Million Dollar Challenge Party at The Glasshouses December 1, 2016 in New York City.Small photo of NEW YORK-DEC 01: Revlon CEO Fabian Garcia (L) and Halle Berry attend Revlon's 2nd Annual Love Is On Million Dollar Challenge Finale Party at The Glasshouses on December 1, 2016 in New York City. More...

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Quotes about Fabian

Sir Toby Belch [To Fabian and Maria]: Go to, go to! Peace, peace. We must deal gently with him. Let me alone. How do you, Malvolio? How is 't with you? What, man, defy the devil! Consider, he's an enemy to mankind. (William Shakespeare)
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Scrabble value of F4A1B3I1A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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