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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Darwinianadjective

    an advocate of Darwinism

  2. Darwinianadjective

    of or relating to Charles Darwin's theory of organic evolution

    "Darwinian theories"


  1. Darwiniannoun

    An adherent of Darwin's theory of the origin of species.

  2. Darwinianadjective

    Relating to the theory of evolution, as advanced by Charles Darwin.

  3. Darwinianadjective


Webster Dictionary

  1. Darwinianadjective

    pertaining to Darwin; as, the Darwinian theory, a theory of the manner and cause of the supposed development of living things from certain original forms or elements

    Etymology: [From the name of Charles Darwin, an English scientist.]

  2. Darwiniannoun

    an advocate of Darwinism

    Etymology: [From the name of Charles Darwin, an English scientist.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Darwinian in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Darwinian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Darwinian in a Sentence

  1. Pastor Blair:

    I am beside myself with frustration that our tax dollars go to promote a drag queen show and safe sex events with carnival games that are obscene and graphic, yet when it comes to something like debating Darwinian evolution or talking about the literal Creation account of Genesis – well that kind of speech must be censored.

  2. Oscar Wilde:

    Journalism justifies its own existence by the great Darwinian principle of the survival of the vulgarist.

  3. Olivia Rossanese:

    This Darwinian approach to drug discovery gives us the best chance yet of defeating cancer.

  4. Günter Bechly:

    If a theory and its proponents stubbornly refuse falsification by an ever increasing body of substantial conflicting evidence, the theory degenerates into a textbook example of dogmatic pseudo-science. The neo-Darwinian theory of macroevolution has failed on all fronts, from mathematical feasibility, to theoretical plausibility and explanatory power, to empirical support.

  5. James Quincey:

    In the end, it's a Darwinian struggle for space in the supermarket or in the convenience store, the retailer wants to make as many dollars.

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