universalist

universalist

[yoo-nuh-vur-suh-list]
noun
1.
a person characterized by universalism, as in knowledge, interests, or activities.
2.
(initial capital letter) a member of a liberal religious denomination advocating Universalism. Compare Unitarian Universalism.
adjective
3.
(initial capital letter) . Also, Universalistic. of or pertaining to Universalism or Universalists.

Origin:
1620–30; universal + -ist

nonuniversalist, noun, adjective
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Universalism (ˌjuːnɪˈvɜːsəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
a system of religious beliefs maintaining that all men are predestined for salvation
 
Uni'versalist
 
n, —adj

universalist (ˌjuːnɪˈvɜːsəlɪst)
 
n
1.  a person who has a wide range of interests, knowledge, activities, etc
 
adj
2.  characterized by universality
 
universal'istic
 
adj

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