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hu·man·ist

 (hyo͞o′mə-nĭst)
n.
1. A believer in the principles of humanism.
2. One who is concerned with the interests and welfare of humans.
3.
a. A classical scholar.
b. A student of the humanities.
4. Humanist A Renaissance scholar devoted to Humanism.

hu′man·is′tic adj.
hu′man·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.humanistic - of or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion; "the humanist belief in continuous emergent evolution"- Wendell Thomas
2.humanistic - of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism; "the humanistic revival of learning"
3.humanistic - pertaining to or concerned with the humanities; "humanistic studies"; "a humane education"
4.humanistic - marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare; "a humane physician"; "released the prisoner for humanitarian reasons"; "respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species"
humane - marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
Translations
humanistický

humanistic

[ˌhjuːməˈnɪstɪk] ADJhumanístico

humanistic

[ˌhjuːməˈnɪstɪk] adj [idea, value, tradition] → humaniste

humanistic

adjhumanistisch
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