American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A believer in the principles of humanism.
- n. One who is concerned with the interests and welfare of humans.
- n. A classical scholar.
- n. A student of the liberal arts.
- n. A Renaissance scholar devoted to Humanism.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One accomplished in literary and classical culture; especially, in the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries, one of the scholars who, following the impulse of Petrarch, pursued and disseminated the study and a truer understanding of classical, and particularly of Greek, literature. The active enthusiasm of the humanists was the chief factor in accomplishing the Renaissance.
- n. A student of human nature, or of matters of human interest; one versed in human affairs and relations.
- n. historical In the Renaissance, a scholar of Greek and Roman classics
- n. a scholar of one of the subjects in the humanities
- n. a person who believes in the philosophy of humanism
- adj. relating to humanism or the humanities
- adj. typography, of a typeface Resembling classical handwritten monumental Roman letters rather than the 19th-century grotesque typefaces.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. 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
Humanistas their distinctive title.
- n. One who pursues the study of the humanities, or polite literature.
- n. One versed in knowledge of human nature.
- n. 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.
- adj. of or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion
- adj. marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare
- adj. of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism
- adj. pertaining to or concerned with the humanities
- n. an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans
- n. a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
- human + -ist (Wiktionary)
“It was what they call their humanist communion service.”
“Some observers say "humanist" is code for "atheist," and are titillated at the notion that America might now have its first openly atheist senator.”
“In spite of the sobering tenor of "uprightness" in humanist pedagogical writings, the techniques practiced in schools such as Ca 'Zoiosa, especially with younger students, are more accurately characterized as jocoserious.”
“Northeast corner of Urbino intarsia, with Federico in humanist's robes and his armor at right.”
“The fourth figure, diagonally opposite from the visitor's entrance, is Duke Federico, depicted in humanist robes holding a spear with its point turned downward.”
“Although both studioli embody a common pedagogical foundation, the architecture of the Gubbio studiolo provided an ideal setting — a florilegium18 — for cultivating the "right" habits of thought recommended in humanist learning.”
“Indeed, just as researchers can benefit from seeking their humanist nucleus and heart, every humanist is always a kind of researcher, drawn — in the spirit of cooperation, sharing, and being-in-common — to explore, to expand.”
“Our guest of honour, not only a sportsman but a humanist, is well acquainted with that fact.”
“The contract can be formed in a religious ceremony, but marriage is a legal binding. its called a humanist wedding. my fiance and i are going this route with a justice of the peace officiant.”
“Progressaurus Rex says: humanist is a joke. yes, humanist fails to understand that the point, which is â€˜america is making enemies abroad with its current foreign policyâ€ ™, dies a lonely death as soon as the person making the point is discredited. and to make those claims and then say â€œiâ€ ™ m from nowhere, iâ€ ™ m from everywhere, hell, iâ€ ™ m a little magic fairyâ€ leave you with ZERO CREDIBILITY. humanist has proven nothing. humanist apparently likes to type pretty little sentences and read them back to itself, over and over again, transfixed by itâ€ ™ s own supposed brilliance. humanist, either say what nationality you are or get lost.”
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