What does Humanist mean?
Definitions for Humanist
ˈhyu mə nɪst; often ˈyu-hu·man·ist
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a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans
of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism
"the humanistic revival of learning"
of or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion
"the humanist belief in continuous emergent evolution"- Wendell Thomas
humanist, humanistic, humaneadjective
pertaining to or concerned with the humanities
"humanistic studies"; "a humane education"
human-centered, human-centred, humanist, humanistic, humanitarianadjective
marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare
"a humane physician"; "released the prisoner for humanitarian reasons"; "respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species"
A person with a strong concern for human welfare, especially one who emphasizes the dignity and worth of individual people, rejecting claims of supernatural influences on humans, and stressing the need for people to achieve improvement of society and self-fulfillment through reason and to develop human-oriented ethical values without theism; an adherent of humanism.
In the Renaissance, a scholar of Greek and Roman classics
a scholar of one of the subjects in the humanities
a person who believes in the philosophy of humanism
relating to humanism or the humanities
Resembling classical handwritten monumental Roman letters rather than the 19th-century grotesque typefaces.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A philologer; a grammarian.
Etymology: humaniste, French.
one of the scholars who in the field of literature proper represented the movement of the Renaissance, and early in the 16th century adopted the name Humanist as their distinctive title
one who purposes the study of the humanities, or polite literature
one versed in knowledge of human nature
Etymology: [Cf. F. humaniste.]
Humanist is an international electronic seminar on humanities computing and the digital humanities, in the form of a long-running electronic mailing list and its associated archive. The primary aim of Humanist is to provide a forum for discussion of intellectual, scholarly, pedagogical, and social issues and for exchange of information among members. Humanist is also a publication of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations and the Office for Humanities Communication and an affiliated publication of the American Council of Learned Societies. As of 2008, there are 1650 subscribers.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hū′man-ist, n. a student of polite literature: at the Renaissance, a student of Greek and Roman literature: a student of human nature.—n. Hū′manism, polite learning, literary culture: any system which puts human interests paramount.—adj. Humanist′ic.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
one who at the Revival of Letters upheld the claims of classical learning in opposition to the supporters of the scholastic philosophy.
The numerical value of Humanist in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Humanist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of Humanist in a Sentence
Atheist Heart, Humanist Mind. a lot of atheists' books are about whether to believe in God or not.
Fundamentally, my father was a humanist, he was very concerned with how people were treated.
A true businessperson should also be a true humanist who understands that he stands to gain the most in a world that is stable for those he deals with, even if they do not fare as well as he does.
We wanted to create a humanist sans serif with generous proportions and a higher than usual stroke contrast( also known as the variation in weight between thick and thin parts of the letter).
This initiative, as well as paying tribute to him seeks to ensure future generations know who this great Colombian, humanist, literary man and democrat was.
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