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1. humanist

noun. ['ˈhjuːmənɪst'] a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts.

Synonyms

  • classical scholar
  • scholarly person
  • philologue
  • bookman
  • philologist
  • scholar
  • classicist
  • man of letters

Antonyms

  • cruel
  • cold-blooded
  • savage
  • barbarous

Etymology

  • -ist (English)
  • human (English)
  • humain (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Example sentences of the word humanist


1. Adjective
Overall, humanist teaching does not lead to better performance.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The role of the teacher in the humanist classroom is to facilitate students' open expressions of feelings.

Quotes containing the word humanist


1. Albert Camus, a great humanist and existentialist voice, pointed out that to commit to a just cause with no hope of success is absurd. But then, he also noted that not committing to a just cause is equally absurd. But only one choice offers the possibility for dignity. And dignity matters. Dignity matters.
- David Simon

2. Albert Camus, a great humanist and existentialist voice, pointed out that to commit to a just cause with no hope of success is absurd. But then, he also noted that not committing to a just cause is equally absurd. But only one choice offers the possibility for dignity. And dignity matters. Dignity matters.
- David Simon

2. humanist

adjective. ['ˈhjuːmənɪst'] of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism.

Antonyms

  • cannibalic

Etymology

  • -ist (English)
  • human (English)
  • humain (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. humanist

adjective. ['ˈhjuːmənɪst'] pertaining to or concerned with the humanities.

Synonyms

  • humane

Antonyms

  • inhumaneness
  • merciless

Etymology

  • -ist (English)
  • human (English)
  • humain (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. humanist

noun. ['ˈhjuːmənɪst'] an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans.

Synonyms

  • exponent
  • advocator
  • humanitarian
  • advocate

Antonyms

  • inhuman
  • brutish
  • humaneness
  • beastly

Etymology

  • -ist (English)
  • human (English)
  • humain (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. humanist

adjective. ['ˈhjuːmənɪst'] marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare.

Synonyms

  • humane
  • human-centered
  • humanitarian
  • humanistic

Antonyms

  • specialist
  • romanticist
  • uncompassionate
  • nonhuman

Etymology

  • -ist (English)
  • human (English)
  • humain (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. humanist

adjective. ['ˈhjuːmənɪst'] of or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion.

Antonyms

  • fell

Etymology

  • -ist (English)
  • human (English)
  • humain (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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