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Meaning of RATIONALIST

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or characteristic of rationalism; "rationalist philosophy"
 

RATIONALIST is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: positivist
 
 See Also: logical positivist, nonreligious person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ra"tion*al*ist\, n. [Cf. F. rationaliste.]
One who accepts rationalism as a theory or system; also,
disparagingly, a false reasoner. See Citation under
{Reasonist}.

 

 

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