Comtian
or Comtean adjective Date: 1846 of or relating to Auguste Comte or his doctrines • Comtism nounComtist adjective or noun

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  • Comtian — /kom tee euhn, kawonn /, adj. 1. Also, Comtean. of or pertaining to the philosophy of Auguste Comte. n. 2. a follower of the philosophy of Auguste Comte. [1850 55; A. COMTE + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • comtian — comt·ian …   English syllables

  • Comtian — Com•ti•an or Com•te•an [[t]ˈkɒm ti ən, ˈkɔ̃ [/t]] adj. pho of or pertaining to the philosophy of Auguste Comte • Etymology: 1850–55 Comt′ism tɪz əm n. Comt′ist, n. adj …   From formal English to slang

  • comtian — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Comtean — adjective see Comtian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Comtism — noun see Comtian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Comtist — adjective or noun see Comtian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Bacon, Francis, Viscount Saint Alban (or Albans), Baron of Verulam — ▪ British author, philosopher, and statesman Introduction also called (1603–18)  Sir Francis Bacon  born Jan. 22, 1561, York House, London, Eng. died April 9, 1626, London  lord chancellor of England (1618–21). A lawyer, statesman, philosopher,… …   Universalium

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