HyperDic: humanist

English > 6 senses of the word humanist:
NOUNperson humanista classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
person humanist, humanitarianan advocate of the principles of humanism
ADJECTIVEperthumanist, humanisticof or pertaining to Renaissance humanism
perthumanist, humanisticof or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion
perthumanist, humanistic, humanepertaining to or concerned with the humanities
allhumanist, human-centered, human-centred, humanistic, humanitarianmarked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare
humanist > pronunciation
Soundshhyuw'mahnihst
Rhymesabortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > humanist: 6 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or pertaining to Renaissance humanism.
Example"the humanistic revival of learning"
Synonymhumanistic
Catalanhumanístic
Nounshumanismthe cultural movement of the Renaissance
English > humanist: 6 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion.
Example"the humanist belief in continuous emergent evolution"- Wendell Thomas
Synonymhumanistic
Spanishhumanista, humanístico
Nounshumanismthe doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self-realization through reason
English > humanist: 6 senses > adjective 3, pert
Meaningpertaining to or concerned with the humanities.
Example"humanistic studies"
Synonymshumanistic, humane
Spanishhumanístico
Nounshumanitiesstudies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
English > humanist: 6 senses > adjective 4
Meaningmarked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare.
Example "respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species"
Synonymshuman-centered, human-centred, humanistic, humanitarian
Broaderhumanemarked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
Spanishhumanista, humanístico, humanitario, humano, solidario
Catalanhumà, humanitari
English > humanist: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA classical scholar or student of the liberal arts.
InstancesErasmus, Desiderius Erasmus, Gerhard Gerhards, Geert GeertsDutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe
Narrowerclassicist, classical scholarA student of ancient Greek and Latin
man of lettersA man devoted to literary or scholarly activities
philologist, philologueA humanist specializing in classical scholarship
Broaderscholar, scholarly person, bookman, studentA learned person (especially in the humanities)
Spanishhumanista
Catalanhumanista
Nounshumanismthe cultural movement of the Renaissance
English > humanist: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans.
Synonymhumanitarian
Broaderadvocate, advocator, proponent, exponentA person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Spanishhumanista, humanitario
Nounshumanismthe doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self-realization through reason
humanismthe doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare

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