Definitions for dualist
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
du•al•ismˈdu əˌlɪz əm, ˈdyu-(n.)
the state of being dual or consisting of two parts; division into two.
(in metaphysics) any of various theories holding that reality is composed of two mutually irreducible substances. (in epistemology) the view that substances are either material or mental.
Ref: Compare monism (def. 1a), 1 1 pluralism (def. 1a). 1 1
the theological doctrine that there are two eternal principles, one good and one evil. the belief that humans embody two parts, as body and soul.
Origin of dualism:
an adherent of dualism
Any person who supports dualism, the belief in absolute good and absolute evil
The Manicheans were dualists.
Any person who believes in or argues for the duality of something
Of or supporting dualism
She has a strictly dualist approach to morality.
one who believes in dualism; a ditheist
one who administers two offices