Definition of secular humanism in English:

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secular humanism

noun

Humanism, with regard in particular to the belief that humanity is capable of morality and self-fulfillment without belief in God.
Example sentences
  • Second, secular humanism promotes the belief that, while religion is to be respected, we are fast growing out of it.
  • This return of religion threatens secular humanism, the orthodoxy that has prevailed since the French Revolution.
  • Let us refuse secular religion and State because secular humanism is the tool of the devil in the world.

Derivatives

secular humanist

noun
Example sentences
  • Not anti-modernist insecurity but suburban prosperity fueled their rage at Communists, one-worlders, and secular humanists.
  • For different reasons, secular humanists and fundamentalists alike can revel in the foibles of idle, affluent housewives.
  • In contrast, secular humanists believe that the growth of knowledge can somehow make humans more rational.

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Syllabification: sec·u·lar hu·man·ism

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