Biology The continued existence of organisms which are best adapted to their environment, with the extinction of others, as a concept in the Darwinian theory of evolution. Compare with natural selection.
More example sentences
- In this film, both human and animal experiences highlight the Darwinian concept of survival of the fittest.
- It's an artificial-intelligence concept based on the idea of Darwinian survival of the fittest.
- Since the very beginning of life, Darwin's theory of evolution, or survival of the fittest, has applied itself.
Definition of survival of the fittest in:
- The US English dictionary