Associations to the word «Humanist»


HUMANIST, noun. A scholar of one of the subjects in the humanities
HUMANIST, noun. A person who believes in the philosophy of humanism
HUMANIST, noun. (historical) In the Renaissance, a scholar of Greek and Roman classics
HUMANIST, adjective. Relating to humanism or the humanities
HUMANIST, adjective. (typography) (of a typeface) Resembling classical handwritten monumental Roman letters rather than the 19th-century grotesque typefaces.

Dictionary definition

HUMANIST, noun. A classical scholar or student of the liberal arts.
HUMANIST, noun. An advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans.
HUMANIST, adjective. Of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism; "the humanistic revival of learning".
HUMANIST, adjective. Of or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion; "the humanist belief in continuous emergent evolution"- Wendell Thomas.
HUMANIST, adjective. Pertaining to or concerned with the humanities; "humanistic studies"; "a humane education".
HUMANIST, adjective. Marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare; "a humane physician"; "released the prisoner for humanitarian reasons"; "respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species".

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery