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Huxleian

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.
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Origin of Huxleian

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

  • Yet a humanitarian scalpel or Spurzheim magnifying glass may be thought a Huxleian phenomenon.

    The Philosophy of Natural Theology

    William Jackson

  • The righteous clock is indeed genuinely Huxleian, but what shall we say of his mechanical logic, his piano, and his death-watches?