Definition of Futurist

1. Noun. A theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (the Book of Revelation) will be fulfilled in the future.

Generic synonyms: Theologian, Theologiser, Theologist, Theologizer
Derivative terms: Futurism

2. Adjective. Of or relating to futurism. "Futurist art"
Exact synonyms: Futuristic
Partainyms: Futurism, Futurism
Derivative terms: Futurism, Futurism

3. Noun. Someone who predicts the future.
Exact synonyms: Fantast
Generic synonyms: Illusionist, Seer, Visionary
Derivative terms: Futurism

Definition of Futurist

1. n. One whose chief interests are in what is to come; one who anxiously, eagerly, or confidently looks forward to the future; an expectant.

Definition of Futurist

1. Noun. An adherent to the principles of the artistic movement of futurism. ¹

2. Noun. One who studies and predicts possible futures. ¹

3. Adjective. In the style of futurism. ¹

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Definition of Futurist

1. an advocate of futurism [n -S] - See also: futurism

Medical Definition of Futurist

1. 1. One whose chief interests are in what is to come; one who anxiously, eagerly, or confidently looks forward to the future; an expectant. 2. One who believes or maintains that the fulfillment of the prophecies of the Bible is to be in the future. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Futurist

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1. Alternative World Scenarios for a New Order of Nations. by Charles W. Taylor (1994)
"In this process the futurist rewrites each scenario into an expanded theme form called the mini-scenario. Examples of the mini-scenarios are in Appendices A ..."

2. A Musical Motley by Ernest Newman (1919)
"The more strictly musical head of the army is Signor Balilla Pratella, who has delivered himself at large on the theory of futurist music in a volume ..."

3. Introduction to the New Testament by Theodor Zahn (1909)
"CONTEMPORARY-HISTORICAL OR futurist INTERPRETATION. Without due recognition of the very definite tradition, and the evident marks of time in chaps. i. ..."

4. Idling in Italy: Studies of Literature and of Life by Joseph Collins (1920)
"... CHAPTER IV THE futurist SCHOOL OF ITALIAN WRITERS THE Italians are a people of great emotional complexity, displaying a strange mixture of idealism and ..."

5. The approaching end of the age viewed in the light of history, prophecy and by Henry Grattan Guinness (1882)
"... TO futurist OBJECTIONS. THREE years having now elapsed since the publication of this volume, it is time to notice some replies and objections which have ..."

6. The Revelation of Jesus Christ by John by Francis John Bodfield Hooper (1861)
"Objections to futurist schemes.—1. They grossly violate ' the law of departure'(p. 40). 2. Also 'the law of continuity' (p. 41). 3. ..."

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