mechanist

[mek-uh-nist]
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noun

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

Origin of mechanist

First recorded in 1600–10; mechan(ic) + -ist
Related formsan·ti·mech·an·ist, noun, adjective
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mechanist

noun

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