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u·ni·ver·sal·ism

 (yo͞o′nə-vûr′sə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. Universalism The doctrine, held especially by some Christian groups, that all people will eventually be saved.
2. The condition of being universal, as in range or application; universality: the universalism of a signaling system in human cells.
3. The belief that a particular theory or religion has universal application and is not limited in scope.

u′ni·ver′s·alist adj. & n.

universalist

(ˌjuːnɪˈvɜːsəlɪst)
n
a person who has a wide range of interests, knowledge, activities, etc
adj
characterized by universality
ˌuniˌversalˈistic adj

u•ni•ver•sal•ist

(ˌyu nəˈvɜr sə lɪst)

n.
1. a person characterized by universalism, as in knowledge, interests, or activities.
2. (cap.) a member of a liberal religious denomination advocating Universalism. Compare Unitarian Universalist.
adj.
3. (cap.) Also, U`ni•ver`sal•is′tic. of or pertaining to Universalism or Universalists.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.universalist - of or relating to or tending toward universalism
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
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