Definitions

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  • noun A believer in Darwinism, the theory of evolution by natural selection.

Etymologies

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Darwin +‎ -ist

Examples

  • The term Darwinist is as loaded a term as you can drop in the debate.

    Lisa Simpson Gets Arrested - The Panda's Thumb

  • So I'll continue to use the term Darwinist for convenience, as the Darwinists always have among themselves, unless they begin to - consensually - call themselves by another specific name.

    Popular opponents of ID backing away from terminology?

  • Darwinian evolutionists used the terms Darwinist/Darwinism, or sometimes neo-Darwinist/neo-Darwinism, comfortably among themselves for many years.

    Popular opponents of ID backing away from terminology?

  • I was the sole skeptical - and "Darwinist" - member of an ad hoc "Origins Committee" which had organized this debate; the other committee members were actively involved in the campus chapter of the Campus Crusade for Christ.

    Planet Atheism

  • Hitler was not a 'Darwinist' - he was a creationist.

    Pharyngula

  • Dawkins is a born-again Darwinist, an atheist, so why is he devoting so much blood pressure and time to arguing with something he knows doesn’t exist?

    Dawkins

  • Margulis is a self-proclaimed Darwinist, that is, she accepts that natural selection is essential to adaptation.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • Margulis is a self-proclaimed Darwinist, that is, she accepts that natural selection is essential to adaptation.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • Because the core idea still fits I don't mind being called a Darwinist even though the term lacks technical accuracy and isn't really very meaningful.

    Changing Your Name

  • Because the core idea still fits I don't mind being called a Darwinist even though the term lacks technical accuracy and isn't really very meaningful.

    Changing Your Name

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