[ yoo-jen-uh-sist ]
/ yuˈdʒɛn ə sɪst /
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a specialist in measures intended to produce a perceived improvement in the human species or a human population.
an advocate of measures intended to produce a perceived improvement in the human species or a human population.
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Also eu·ge·nist [yoo-juh-nist, yoo-jen-ist]. /ˈyu dʒə nɪst, yuˈdʒɛn ɪst/.
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How to use eugenicist in a sentence
To Mr. Wellcome it peculiarly belonged, and Jellies and the Eugenist might have shaken hands upon it.Gray youth|Oliver Onions
What is the task of the eugenist; how is he trying to accomplish it, and what are some of the possibilities suggested.
Under such circumstances is it to be wondered at that the eugenist is hoping to raise the strain?
She really comes of quite untainted stock, so the eugenist is satisfied and husband and wife reconciled.
The Eugenist points out that heredity is the great determining factor in the lives of men and women.The Pivot of Civilization|Margaret Sanger