someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes (Freq. 6)
Syn: ↑rationalist
Derivationally related forms: ↑rationalism (for: ↑rationalist), ↑positivism
Hypernyms: ↑nonreligious person
Hyponyms: ↑logical positivist
of or relating to positivism (Freq. 4)

positivist thinkers


positivist doctrine


positive philosophy

Syn: ↑positivistic, ↑positive
Pertains to noun: ↑positivism (for: ↑positive), ↑positivism (for: ↑positivistic), ↑positivism
Derivationally related forms: ↑positiveness (for: ↑positive), ↑positivism (for: ↑positivistic)

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