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  • adj. Of or espousing vitalism, the doctrine that life cannot be entirely reduced to physical and chemical factors
  • n. Someone who believes in vitalism, the doctrine that life cannot be entirely reduced to physical and chemical factors

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A believer in the theory of vitalism; -- opposed to physicist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A believer in the existence of vital force as distinguished from the other forces operative upon animal and vegetable organisms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one who believes in vitalism

Etymologies

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vital +‎ -ist

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