HyperDic: humanism

English > 3 senses of the word humanism:
NOUNcognitionhumanism, humanitarianismthe doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare
cognitionhumanism, secular humanismthe doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self-realization through reason
grouphumanismthe cultural movement of the Renaissance
humanism > pronunciation
Soundshhyuw'mahnih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > humanism: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare.
Synonymhumanitarianism
Broaderdoctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismA belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
Spanishhumanitarianismo, humanitarismo
Catalanhumanitarisme
Adjectiveshumanisticmarked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare
Nounshumanistan advocate of the principles of humanism
English > humanism: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self-realization through reason; rejects religion and the supernatural.
Synonymsecular humanism
Broaderdoctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismA belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
Spanishhumanismo, humanismo secular
Catalanhumanisme
Adjectiveshumanist, humanisticof or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion
Nounshumanistan advocate of the principles of humanism
English > humanism: 3 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningThe cultural movement of the Renaissance; based on classical studies.
Broadercultural movementA group of people working together to advance certain cultural goals
Spanishhumanismo
Catalanhumanisme
Adjectiveshumanistic, humanistof or pertaining to Renaissance humanism
Nounshumanista classical scholar or student of the liberal arts

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