conventionalist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

conventional +‎ -ist

Adjective[edit]

conventionalist ‎(comparative more conventionalist, superlative most conventionalist)

  1. (philosophy) Of, pertaining to, or supporting conventionalism
    • 2008 August 12, Luca Moretti, “The ontological status of minimal entities”, in Philosophical Studies, volume 141, number 1, DOI:10.1007/s11098-008-9265-6:
      Minimal entities would thus be language-dependent in this conventionalist sense.

Noun[edit]

conventionalist ‎(plural conventionalists)

  1. (French, historical) A member or supporter of the National Convention.
  2. (philosophy) A supporter or adherent of conventionalism