mechanist

[ mek-uh-nist ]
/ ˈmɛk ə nɪst /
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noun

a person who believes in the theory of mechanism.
a mechanician.

Nearby words

  1. mechanician,
  2. mechanics,
  3. mechanicsville,
  4. mechanise,
  5. mechanism,
  6. mechanistic,
  7. mechanization,
  8. mechanize,
  9. mechanized,
  10. mechano-

Origin of mechanist

First recorded in 1600–10; mechan(ic) + -ist

Related formsan·ti·mech·an·ist, noun, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for mechanist

mechanist

/ (ˈmɛkənɪst) /

noun

a person who accepts a mechanistic philosophy
another name for a mechanician
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