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Evolutionist  n.  
One skilled in evolutions.
One who holds the doctrine of evolution, either in biology or in metaphysics.

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"Evolutionist" Quotes from Famous Books

... selection must, even in their case, have been supplemented by "some other cause"—of the nature of which, unfortunately, he does not give us any idea. Thus Mr. Mivart is less of a Darwinian than Mr. Wallace, for he has less faith in the power of natural selection. But he is more of an evolutionist than Mr. Wallace, because Mr. Wallace thinks it necessary to call in an intelligent agent—a sort of supernatural Sir John Sebright—to produce even the animal frame of man; while Mr. Mivart requires no Divine assistance till ...
— Darwiniana • Thomas Henry Huxley

... we are told, is the outcome of all the human ages. I go further than that and assert that it is the outcome of all the human and of all the animal ages. There is no break in nature, and to the evolutionist the development of the human from the animal is plain. And it should scarcely need pointing out nowadays that nearly every one of the fundamental qualities of man can be seen in germ in the animal world. I only emphasise the point here because it is so often forgotten ...
— Theism or Atheism - The Great Alternative • Chapman Cohen

... Mighty the great evolutionist teacher is, Licking Morphology clean into shape; Lord! what an ape the Professor or Preacher is, Ever to doubt his ...
— A Nonsense Anthology • Collected by Carolyn Wells

Words linked to "Evolutionist" :   believer

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