uniformitarian

noun
uni·​for·​mi·​tar·​i·​an | \ ˌyü-nə-ˌfȯr-mə-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce uniformitarian (audio) \

Definition of uniformitarian

1 : an adherent of the doctrine of uniformitarianism
2 : an advocate of uniformity

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uniformitarian adjective

First Known Use of uniformitarian

1840, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Uniformitarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uniformitarian. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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