Definition of Huxleian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Thomas Huxley.

Exact synonyms: Huxleyan
Partainyms: Huxley, Huxley
Derivative terms: Huxley, Huxley

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Huxleian

Hutchinson-Gilford disease
Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome
Hutchison syndrome
Huxley's layer
Huxley's membrane
Huxley's sheath
Huygenian eyepiece
Huygens' ocular
Huygens' principle
Huygens' principle of superposition
Hwang Ho

Literary usage of Huxleian

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"By JOHN M. CLARKE. Yale University Press, 1921. Pp. 113, 105 text figs. In a new book, marked by deep thinking, and written with huxleian vigor and pic- ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1903)
"Tt is, however, a most intensely interesting fact that, whereas by a huxleian triumph the vertebral theory of the skull was overthrown, in these later ..."

3. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1867)
"But if this horrible huxleian theory be true, the farther a person is from his origin, the better ; antiquity of descent is no longer a title to honor ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1872)
"But this rational soul is a very needless appendage to either the Cartesian or the huxleian system, wherein, if its post be not a literal sinecure, ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1898)
"Why dp I ask r Because I am inform«! that- in his recent huxleian lecture he told his audience th»t " Life is a sell." Sad, very ! PS—No matter. ..."

6. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1888)
"... or Professor Huxley, or any Positivist, or holder of the huxleian philosophy, show that they believe, and practically esteem as real knowledge, ..."

7. The Philosophy of Common Sense by Frederic Harrison (1907)
"But then I would point out what a limited field this huxleian Agnosticism covers; how essentially negative, jejune, and provisional a resting-place it is in ..."

8. The Philosophy of Common Sense by Frederic Harrison (1907)
"All that I am now concerned with is this, that no Agnostic, no Darwinian, no huxleian, no physicist of any school, can hold on to the doctrine of Evolution ..."

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