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What do we mean by relativist?

A proponent of relativism. noun

A physicist who specializes in the theories of relativity. noun

One who follows, believes or espouses relativism. noun

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Moving at an extremely high velocity. From the Special Theory of Relativity published in 1905 by Albert Einstein and his expression e=mc^2. Although this term is strictly a hyperbole, since only very small particles in lab accelerators can approach the speed of light, it's use can be an appropriate exaggeration in certain cases. Urban Dictionary

A moral relativist is one with a snarky attitude and bloated sense of self-importance. They can be found loitering about college campus' for years on end in multiple graduate school programs. If you are unfortunate to have one in your freshman philosophy class they will ask "questions" that are not so carefully disguised claims of superiority over the professor and all other students. Often known to despise organized religion and wear anti-religious bigotry on his/her sleeve, while displaying outrage at all other forms of bigotry. They become loud and angry if you point out that such outrage ironically hinges on moral absolutism. Urban Dictionary

A person who has loose standards regarding the naming and preparation of beverages. Urban Dictionary

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The word "relativist" in example sentences

It will save qualifications if we view the relativist as an ideal type that a number of thinkers approach rather closely, even when they disavow that label ˜relativist™. ❋ Swoyer, Chris (2003)

I cannot find an explanation from you of your apparently contradictory uses of the term "relativist" - as a term of abuse and as a description of how the world is. ❋ Unknown (2009)

At some points he merely endorses views which no-one would deny, but which do not deserve to be called relativist ❋ Preston, John (2009)

You used "relativist" as a term of abuse, and then you used it to describe how the world is. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Thomas I am not a "relativist", I am a pragmatist. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Study any relativist long enough, and you'll either discover that the "relativist" has a bedrock beneath which he will not sink, or that he's not really a serious thinker. ❋ Richard Nokes (2005)

It had a little under a dozen people, from professionals in academia and surrounds (such as relativist Kip Thorne of Caltech, or Legal scholar and writer/broadcaster Jonathan Kirsch) to professionals in entertainment (such as writer/performer Julia Sweeney), and journalism (such as South African Journalist and Activist Zubeida Jaffer) and several other fields …. and a good time was had by all. ❋ Cjohnson (2006)

Gosh Mighty, I feel special that I made your list under a specially made category for me “sometimes”, that sounds kind of relativist to me. ❋ Unknown (2006)

This is the kind of relativist reductionism that led to 7 / 7. ❋ Unknown (2009)

It may well make me a fundamentally lost scrap of 21st-century flotsam, adrift in a relativist ocean of competing philosophies, the only connection between which is their ability to satisfy my selfish desires. ❋ Unknown (2010)

In my observation, someone who is a moral relativist instantly ceases to be one when it's their own ox being gored. ❋ Unknown (2009)

He then invited the prelates to encourage priests and pastoral care centres "to accompany families so as to ensure they are not seduced by the relativist lifestyles promoted by cinema, television and other communications media". ❋ Unknown (2009)

It must be so liberating to be a post-modern moral-relativist conservative. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The relativist response, of course, is that eugenics and slavery are appropriate just by the fact that they further the argument within which they're presented. ❋ Eliot Schrefer (2012)

[I just] got [passed] by an [R1], he was relativistic! ❋ Paulvmunix (2006)

- There is no right and wrong, there is only [perception] of right and wrong. - Is that so? Well you won't mind if I do this. ::[smacks] moral relativist in the mouth:: - [OW]! Why did you do that? - I perceived it as the right thing to do during this conversation. ❋ Jan OLeary (2010)

[The bartender], clearly a beverage relativist, served me [Pepsi] [when I'd] definitely asked for a Coke. Beverage relativists may disagree, but it's clear that some varieties of punch are superior to others. ❋ Drillvoice-now (2012)

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