[ rel-uh-tuh-vist ]

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

Origin of relativist

First recorded in 1860–65; relative + -ist

Words Nearby relativist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use relativist in a sentence

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

    Devil Stories | Various
  • In morality, Nietzsche starts out by adopting the position of the relativist.

    Thus Spake Zarathustra | Friedrich Nietzsche