Vegetarianism vs Meatlessness - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between vegetarianism and meatlessness

is that vegetarianism is the practice of following a vegetarian diet while meatlessness is absence of, or abstention from, meat; vegetarianism.

vegetarianism

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The practice of following a vegetarian diet.
  • See also

    * carnivorism * veganism

    meatlessness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Absence of, or abstention from, meat; vegetarianism.
  • * 1919 , Frank Hunter Potter, The Naval Reserve?
  • When Hoover's conservating pen / Cut down our steak and sausage ration / With one accord we cried "AMEN," / And meatlessness became the fashion.
  • * 1969 , Robert Payne, The life and death of Mahatma Gandhi?
  • But though Mohandas found himself arguing with his friend in defense of meatlessness , he never seriously contemplated breaking the vow.

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