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dɑrˈwɪn i əndar·wini·an
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an advocate of Darwinism
of or relating to Charles Darwin's theory of organic evolution
An adherent of Darwin's theory of the origin of species.
Relating to the theory of evolution, as advanced by Charles Darwin.
Darwinism is a theory of biological evolution developed by the English naturalist Charles Darwin (1809–1882) and others, stating that all species of organisms arise and develop through the natural selection of small, inherited variations that increase the individual's ability to compete, survive, and reproduce. Also called Darwinian theory, it originally included the broad concepts of transmutation of species or of evolution which gained general scientific acceptance after Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859, including concepts which predated Darwin's theories. English biologist Thomas Henry Huxley coined the term Darwinism in April 1860.
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
an advocate of Darwinism
Etymology: [From the name of Charles Darwin, an English scientist.]
The numerical value of Darwinian in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Darwinian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of Darwinian in a Sentence
This Darwinian approach to drug discovery gives us the best chance yet of defeating cancer.
Darwinian man, though well-behaved, at best is only a monkey shaved.
Behe's concept of Irreducible Complexity sparks curiosity among scientists, caught between Darwinian theory and the possibility of Intelligent Design. Regardless of whether Irreducible Complexity will gain full scientific legitimacy, will be deemed a creationist theory, or will become a point of convergence between Science and Faith, it is interestingly an additional fuel to the scientific quest. - Aloo Denish
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.
Journalism justifies its own existence by the great Darwinian principle of the survival of the vulgarist.
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