anti–humanist

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noun an·ti–hu·man·ist \ˌan-tē-ˈhyü-mə-nist, -ˈyü-, ˌan-tī-\
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antihumanist

Definition of anti–humanist

  1. :  someone who opposes or rejects the beliefs, principles, or assumptions of humanism Anti-humanists are not necessarily against human beings; they merely assert that a humanistic conception of life is untenable and may be morally dangerous. — William Schweiker

anti–humanist

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antihumanist

adjective … the desire to rescue the concept of agency from the anti-humanist assaults of poststructuralism … — Deborah Klein

anti–humanistic

play \ˌan-tē-ˌhyü-mə-ˈni-stik, -ˌyü-, ˌan-tī-\ or

antihumanistic

adjective The result is a situation in which even vibrant and worldly artists like Rubens are made over in the sniggering, neurotic image of contemporary anti-humanistic pedantry. — Roger Kimball

anti–humanism

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antihumanism

noun In his frigid antihumanism, Sorokin parts company with Russian satirists like Gogol, Bulgakov, Yuri Olesha and, more recently, Viktor Pelevin. — Ken Kalfus

1873

First Known Use of anti–humanist

1873


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