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    humanist - Dictionary definition and meaning for word humanist

    Definition
    (noun) a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts Definition
    (noun) an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans
    Synonyms : humanitarian
    Definition
    (adj) of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism
    Synonyms : humanistic
    Example Sentence
    • the humanistic revival of learning
    Definition
    (adj) of or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion
    Synonyms : humanistic
    Example Sentence
    • the humanist belief in continuous emergent evolution
    Definition
    (adj) pertaining to or concerned with the humanities
    Synonyms : humane , humanistic
    Example Sentence
    • humanistic studies
    • a humane education
    Definition
    (adj) marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare
    Example Sentence
    • a humane physician
    • released the prisoner for humanitarian reasons
    • respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species
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