relativist

[ rel-uh-tuh-vist ]
/ ˈrɛl ə tə vɪst /

noun

an adherent or advocate of relativism or of the principle of relativity.

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Origin of relativist

First recorded in 1860–65; relative + -ist
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Example sentences from the Web for relativist

  • The Devil, as Renan has aptly remarked, has chiefly benefited by this relativist point of view.

  • In morality, Nietzsche starts out by adopting the position of the relativist.

    Thus Spake Zarathustra|Friedrich Nietzsche