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relativist

[rel-uh-tuh-vist] /ˈrɛl ə tə vɪst/
noun
1.
an adherent or advocate of relativism or of the principle of relativity.
Origin of relativist
1860-1865
1860-65; relative + -ist
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  • The Devil, as Renan has aptly remarked, has chiefly benefited by this relativist point of view.

    Devil Stories Various
  • In morality, Nietzsche starts out by adopting the position of the relativist.

    Thus Spake Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche
Word Origin and History for relativist
n.

1857, from relative + -ist. As an adjective from 1914. Related: Relativistic.

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