secular humanism

noun

Definition of secular humanism

: humanism 3; especially : humanistic philosophy viewed as a nontheistic religion antagonistic to traditional religion

secular humanist

noun or adjective

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First Known Use of secular humanism

1895

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SECULAR HUMANISM Defined for English Language Learners

secular humanism

Definition of secular humanism for English Language Learners

  • ; especially : humanism viewed as a system of values and beliefs that are opposed to the values and beliefs of traditional religions


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