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parallelist

[par-uh-lel-ist, -luh-list] /ˈpær əˌlɛl ɪst, -lə lɪst/
noun
1.
a person who seeks or makes a comparison.
2.
an adherent of the metaphysical doctrine of parallelism.
Origin of parallelist
1785-1795
First recorded in 1785-95; parallel + -ist
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  • Let it be understood that I am here pointing out one of the forms, and that the most usual, of the parallelist theory.

    The Mind and the Brain

    Alfred Binet
  • On the one hand it includes the parallelist conception which we have recognised as effete.

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