an expert in medieval history, literature, philosophy, etc.
a person who is greatly attracted to the art, culture, spirit, etc., of the Middle Ages.
- an·ti·me·di·e·val·ist, noun, adjective
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How to use medievalist in a sentence
Tragically, the medievalist Subreddit also never seems to address that tricky issue of serfdom—pro or con?Five Subreddits You May Have Missed, and Probably Still Should Give a Miss | Kelly Williams Brown | April 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To exclusively view the haredim through a "medievalist" lens cannot get one very far.
You have but to walk aside, however, into the Palazzo Pubblico really to feel yourself a thrifty old medievalist.Italian Hours | Henry James
Associated words: medieval, medievalism, medievalist, medievals.Putnam's Word Book | Louis A. Flemming
Yet I will venture to make even of these trivial fragments the high boast that I am a medievalist and not a modern.Alarms and Discursions | G. K. Chesterton
British Dictionary definitions for medievalist
a student or devotee of the Middle Ages
- medievalistic or mediaevalistic, adjective
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