- of Herbert Spencer or his philosophy.
- a follower of Herbert Spencer.
Origin of Spencerian1
- pertaining to or characteristic of a system of penmanship, characterized by clear, rounded letters slanting to the right.
Origin of Spencerian2
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Examples from the Web for spencerian
Mr. Allen calls this the Spencerian view, and so it is in so far as that Mr. Spencer has adopted it.Luck or Cunning
Mr. Fison is a Spencerian; so, for all that I know, may Mr. Siebert be.Magic and Religion
It is to the pages of Huxley that we must turn to see this Spencerian fallacy refuted.Twentieth Century Socialism
Any line of his writing was as neatly molded as Spencerian copy.
We had thus two epochs in our school, the Ciceronian and the Spencerian periods.