relativist

[rel-uh-tuh-vist]
noun
an adherent or advocate of relativism or of the principle of relativity.

Origin:
1860–65; relative + -ist

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relativism (ˈrɛlətɪˌvɪzəm)
 
n
See also historicism any theory holding that truth or moral or aesthetic value, etc, is not universal or absolute but may differ between individuals or cultures
 
'relativist
 
n, —adj

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Example sentences
You'd figure a moral relativist would understand that.
These are finally coming to light after years of resistance by executors eager
  to shield the great relativist's image.
So he was not quite the relativist described in his press clippings, but nor
  was he secretly a schoolmarm.
At a conceptual level, however, many had difficulty trying to escape the
  relativist grip.
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