scientist

[ sahy-uh n-tist ]SEE DEFINITION OF scientist
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If one were not a scientist one might be tempted to say there is no progress.

Kingozi stirred uneasily, turning his eyes in the direction of the scientist.

A mineral that gives off heat and stimulates the organ that a scientist is a fool with.

Von Holzen was only a scientist, a fact of which he assured his colleagues repeatedly.

Then a scientist in any field knew something of the science in all fields.

"Still, the newspaper doesn't matter," continued the scientist.

And he resented the cold aloofness of the scientist before him.

The scientist himself was speaking to him now in bewildered tones.

"That is your privilege—and mine," said the scientist coldly.

And the scientist nodded as if the answer were what he expected.

WORD ORIGIN

1834, a hybrid coined from Latin scientia (see science) by the Rev. William Whewell (1794-1866), English polymath, by analogy with artist, in the same paragraph in which he coined physicist (q.v.).

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