What does futurist mean?

Definitions for futurist
ˈfyu tʃər ɪstfu·tur·ist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. futuristnoun

    a theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (the Book of Revelation) will be fulfilled in the future

  2. fantast, futuristadjective

    someone who predicts the future

  3. futuristic, futuristadjective

    of or relating to futurism

    "futurist art"


  1. futuristnoun

    An adherent to the principles of the artistic movement of futurism.

  2. futuristnoun

    One who studies and predicts possible futures.

  3. futuristadjective

    In the style of futurism.


  1. Futurist

    Futurists (also known as futurologists, prospectivists, foresight practitioners and horizon scanners) are people whose specialty or interest is futurology or the attempt to systematically explore predictions and possibilities about the future and how they can emerge from the present, whether that of human society in particular or of life on Earth in general.


  1. futurist

    A futurist is a person who studies, predicts, and imagines possible and probable future events, conditions or advancements based on current trends, data, technology, and societal changes. Futurists often work in fields such as technology, economics, sociology, or politics and engage in strategic planning, forecasting, and scenario planning. They use their insights to help businesses, governments, or institutions prepare for what may come in the future.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Futuristnoun

    one whose chief interests are in what is to come; one who anxiously, eagerly, or confidently looks forward to the future; an expectant

  2. Futuristnoun

    one who believes or maintains that the fulfillment of the prophecies of the Bible is to be in the future


  1. Futurist

    Futurist is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of futurist in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of futurist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  • futuristisch, Futuristin, FuturistGerman
  • φουτουριστής, φουτουριστικά, μελλοντιστήςGreek
  • futuristaSpanish
  • futuristeFrench
  • futuristaItalian
  • футурист, футуристский, футуристкаRussian

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