Mencius

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Men·ci·us

 (mĕn′shē-əs) Originally Meng·zi (mŭng′dzē′) Fourth century bc.
Chinese Confucian philosopher who taught that people are innately good and that one's nature can be enhanced or perverted by one's environment.

Mencius

(ˈmɛnʃɪəs; -ʃəs)
n
(Biography) Chinese name Mengzi or Meng-tze. ?372–?289 bc, Chinese philosopher, who propounded the ethical system of Confucius

Men•ci•us

(ˈmɛn ʃi əs)

n.
c380–289 B.C., Chinese philosopher.
Also called Mengtzu.