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or Hux·ley·an

[huhks-lee-uh n, huhks-lee-uh n]
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  1. of, relating to, or characteristic or suggestive of Aldous Huxley or his writings.
  2. of or relating to Thomas Henry Huxley, his biological work, or his writings.

Origin of Huxleian

First recorded in 1885–90; Huxley + -an
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Historical Examples

  • I will call this the Huxleyan doctrine, because Professor Huxley is its most express and most authoritative supporter.

    Darwin, and After Darwin, Volume II (of 3)

    George John Romanes