Evolutionist
Evolutionist Ev`o*lu"tion*ist, n. 1. One skilled in evolutions. [1913 Webster]

2. One who holds the doctrine of evolution, either in biology or in metaphysics. --Darwin. [1913 Webster]


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  • evoluţionist — EVOLUŢIONÍST, Ă, evoluţionişti, ste, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. adj. Privitor la evoluţionism (1), care are la bază evoluţionismul. 2. s.m. şi f. Adept al evoluţionismului (1). [pr.: ţi o ] – Din fr. évolutionniste. Trimis de …   Dicționar Român

  • Evolutionist — Evolutionist, Anhänger der Evolutionstheorie …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Evolutioníst — Evolutioníst, Anhänger der Evolutionstheorie …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • evolutionist — 1859, from EVOLUTION (Cf. evolution) + IST (Cf. ist). Related: Evolutionism …   Etymology dictionary

  • evolutionist — ► NOUN ▪ a person who believes in the theories of evolution and natural selection. DERIVATIVES evolutionism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • evolutionist — [ev΄ə lo͞o′shənist] n. 1. a person who accepts the principles of biological evolution 2. a person who believes in the possibility of political and social progress by gradual, peaceful steps adj. 1. of the theory of evolution 2. of evolutionists… …   English World dictionary

  • evolutionist — I UK [ˌiːvəˈluːʃ(ə)nɪst] / US [ˌevəˈluʃ(ə)nɪst] noun [countable] Word forms evolutionist : singular evolutionist plural evolutionists someone who believes in and supports the scientific theory of evolution II UK [ˌiːvəˈluːʃ(ə)nɪst] / US… …   English dictionary

  • evolutionist — [[t]i͟ːvəlu͟ːʃ(ə)nɪst, e̱v [/t]] evolutionists N COUNT An evolutionist is someone who accepts the scientific theory that all living things evolved from a few simple life forms …   English dictionary

  • evolutionist — noun or adjective see evolution …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Evolutionist — Als Evolutionismus wird eine theoretische Ausrichtung in der Ethnologie und benachbarten Sozialwissenschaften bezeichnet, die verschiedene Entwicklungsstufen menschlicher Gesellschaften mit einer Höherentwicklung annimmt. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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