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transcendentalist

[ tran-sen-den-tl-iz-uh m, -suh n- ]SEE DEFINITION OF transcendentalist

Synonyms for transcendentalist

  • dreamer
  • optimist
  • visionary
  • Platonist
  • enthusiast
  • escapist
  • radical
  • romantic
  • romanticist
  • seer
  • stargazer
  • theorizer
  • utopian
  • romancer
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Antonyms for transcendentalist

  • pragmatist
  • realist
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRANSCENDENTALIST

Is he not a transcendentalist, at least in the German sense of the word?

Yet at heart Meckel was a transcendentalist of the German school.

That is practical transcendentalism, and you are a transcendentalist.

But then he was a transcendentalist and an intellectual anarch.

I am, moreover, to be perfectly frank, a transcendentalist on the subject of marriage.

"I have in me the capacity for every crime," says Emerson the transcendentalist.

There was in his character, perhaps, something of the visionary and the transcendentalist.

The word "Transcendentalist" ceased to be a synonym for "enthusiast."

He was no transcendentalist, and never meddled with supramundane things.

On these nights, too, might be seen Margaret Fuller, the transcendentalist.

WORD ORIGIN

1803, from transcendental + -ist.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TRANSCENDENTALIST

idealist

nounperson who holds fancies in mind, who believes in perfection
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