What are some alternative words for humanist?

Synonyms for humanistˈhyu mə nɪst; often ˈyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humanist(noun)

    a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts

    Synonyms:
    humanitarian

    Antonyms:
    inhumane

  2. humanist, humanitarian(adj)

    an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans

    Synonyms:
    humanist, do-gooder, improver, humanitarian

    Antonyms:
    inhumane

  3. humanistic, humanist(adj)

    of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism

    "the humanistic revival of learning"

    Synonyms:
    humane, human-centred, humanist, humanistic, human-centered, humanitarian

    Antonyms:
    inhumane

  4. humanist, humanistic(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

    "the humanist belief in continuous emergent evolution"- Wendell Thomas

    Synonyms:
    human-centred, humanistic, humane, humanist, human-centered, humanitarian

    Antonyms:
    inhumane

  5. humanist, humanistic, humane(adj)

    pertaining to or concerned with the humanities

    "humanistic studies"; "a humane education"

    Synonyms:
    human-centred, humanistic, humane, humanist, human-centered, humanitarian

    Antonyms:
    inhumane

  6. human-centered, human-centred, humanist, humanistic, humanitarian(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    humane, humanitarian, human-centred, humanist, human-centered, humanistic

    Antonyms:
    inhumane

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. humanist(n.)

    Synonyms:
    student of polite literature

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

humanistic, people-centred, humane, humanism, humanitarian


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