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Definitions of humanist:
  • noun:   a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
  • noun:   an advocate of the principles of humanism
  • adjective:   pertaining to or concerned with the humanities
    Example: "Humanistic studies"
  • 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
    Example: "The humanist belief in continuous emergent evolution- Wendell Thomas"
  • adjective:   of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism
    Example: "The humanistic revival of learning"
  • adjective:   marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare
    Example: "Respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species"

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