secular humanism

noun

Definition of secular humanism

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

secular humanist

noun or adjective

1895

First Known Use of secular humanism

1895


SECULAR HUMANISM Defined for English Language Learners

secular humanism

noun

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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