Related formsu·ni·form·i·tar·i·an·ism, noun
Examples from the Web for uniformitarian
The uniformitarian teaching which Lyell deduced from geological observation had gained acceptance.Evolution in Modern Thought|Ernst Haeckel
He was ignorant enough to think that the glacial epoch looked like a chasm between him and a uniformitarian world.The Education of Henry Adams|Henry Adams
This is the uniformitarian view, and is undoubtedly far truer than the catastrophic.
It has often been assumed that Lyell was led by the study of Hutton's works to adopt the Uniformitarian' doctrines.The Coming of Evolution|John W. (John Wesley) Judd
And here Lamarck, in spite of his uniformitarian principles, is strongly cataclysmic.Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution|Alpheus Spring Packard