transformist


transformist

transformist [trans-fawr-mist] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. an adherent of transformism.

Origin of transformist 1790–1800; transform + -ist, modeled on French transformiste Related formstrans·form·is·tic, adjective Examples from the Web for transformist Historical Examples of transformist

  • If I were a “transformist” how I should delight in this question!

    Social Life in the Insect World

    J. H. Fabre

  • Buffon, like many another man, from St. Augustine down to his own times, considered the transformist explanation of living nature.

    Science and Morals and Other Essays

    Bertram Coghill Alan Windle

  • A few weeks before his death he repented of his transformist policy, and again included Crispi and Zanardelli in his cabinet.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 2

    Various

  • She pointed out the results which logically follow from the transformist theory.

    Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, March 1899

    Various

  • Much the same may indeed be said even of the assumed fact of Organic Evolution underlying all Transformist theories.

    The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer

    John Gerard

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