legalist
noun Date: 1646 1. an advocate or adherent of moral legalism 2. one that views things from a legal standpoint; especially one that places primary emphasis on legal principles or on the formal structure of governmental institutions • legalistic adjectivelegalistically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Legalist — Le gal*ist, n. One who practices or advocates strict conformity to law; in theology, one who holds to the law of works. See {Legal}, 2 (a) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • legalist — index jurist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • legalist — lə̇st noun ( s) 1. : one that believes in or advocates theological legalism 2. : one that views things from a legal standpoint; especially : one that places primary and often excessive emphasis on legal principles as interpreted literally or on… …   Useful english dictionary

  • legalist — See legalism. * * * …   Universalium

  • legalist — noun One who adheres to legalism. Ant: antinomian …   Wiktionary

  • legalist — n. lawyer; person who adheres to the law or to a particular set of rules; pedant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • legalist — le·gal·ist …   English syllables

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