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

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