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  • as innatural selection
  • as inrat race
  • as insocial Darwinism
  • as insurvival of the fittest

synonyms for survival fittest

  • Darwinian theory
  • Darwinism
  • adaptation
  • artificial selection
  • biological evolution
  • evolution
  • evolutionism
  • law of the jungle
  • natural law
  • phylogeny
  • social Darwinism
  • social evolution
  • survival of the fittest
  • theory of evolution
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How to use survival fittest in a sentence

The moment that we introduce the operation of human volition and activity, that, too, becomes one of the factors of "survival."
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
In the milk teeth of man we have another useless and often annoying survival of an ancient state of the dental organs.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Its most probable explanation is that it appears as a passing survival of the first permanent coat of hair of the lower mammals.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
There is great perseverance, aye, moral courage of no mean order, in his survival in the movement.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Mr. Douce thinks the custom of choosing valentines was a survival from the Roman feast of the Lupercalia.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
But there is a singular survival and continuity of the ancient practice: men still swear by Jove.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Others, however, see in the custom another survival of marriage by capture.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
In some cases our East Anglian dialect is merely a survival of old English, as when we say ‘axe’ for ‘ask.’
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
Having once originated, the sexual type of reproduction possessed a definite survival value which assured its continuation.
TABOO AND GENETICSMELVIN MOSES KNIGHT, IVA LOWTHER PETERS, AND PHYLLIS MARY BLANCHARD
The custom has the look of an Old Testament survival; but as a matter of fact, we suspect that it is far older than Moses.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
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