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humanism

hu·man·ism

humanism

 
 
pronunciation:
hyu m nih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a doctrine or mode of thought that gives highest importance to human dignity, values, potentials, and achievements.
Since the beginning of the Renaissance, western society's focus has shifted toward humanism and away from the concerns of theology.
definition 2: devotion to the study of the humanities.
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