anti-evolutionist

noun
an·​ti-evo·​lu·​tion·​ist | \ ˌan-tē-ˌe-və-ˈlü-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce anti-evolutionist (audio) , -ˌē-və-, ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-evolutionist

: a person who rejects the biological theory of evolution This apparent absence of life during most of the earth's history, and its subsequent appearance at full complexity, posed no problem for anti-evolutionists.— Stephen Jay Gould

Other Words from anti-evolutionist

anti-evolutionist adjective
anti-evolutionist arguments
anti-evolutionism \ ˌan-​tē-​ˌe-​və-​ˈlü-​shə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce anti-evolutionism (audio) , -​ˌē-​və-​ , ˌan-​tī-​ \ noun
The latest incarnation of anti-evolutionism is intelligent design which, say its advocates, is not traditional, Bible-based creationism. — Glenn Branch

First Known Use of anti-evolutionist

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-evolutionist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-evolutionist. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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