transhumanist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From trans- +‎ human +‎ -ist, after transhumanism.

Noun[edit]

transhumanist (plural transhumanists)

  1. An advocate of transhumanism. [from 20th c.]
    • 2017, Meghan O'Gieblyn, The Guardian, 18 April:
      Many transhumanists such as Kurzweil contend that they are carrying on the legacy of the Enlightenment – that theirs is a philosophy grounded in reason and empiricism, even if they do lapse occasionally into metaphysical language about “transcendence” and “eternal life”.