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Meaning of HUMANISTIC

Pronunciation:  hy`oomun'istik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare; "a humane physician"; "released the prisoner for humanitarian reasons"; "respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species"
  2. [adj]  pertaining to or concerned with the humanities; "humanistic studies"; "a humane education"
  3. [adj]  of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism; "the humanistic revival of learning"
  4. [adj]  of or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion; "the humanist belief in continuous emergent evolution"- Wendell Thomas
 

HUMANISTIC is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: human-centered, humane, humane, humanist, humanist, humanitarian
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hu`man*is"tic\, a.
1. Of or pertaining to humanity; as, humanistic devotion.
   --Caird.

2. Pertaining to polite kiterature. --M. Arnold.

 

 

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