Definition of holist in English:


noun & adjective

  • See holism

    • ‘The holist theory appears to be more accurate here because it permits a representation of a ratio of two wholes, which, though paradoxical, clearly exists’
    • ‘If you are a holist by nature and are following a course that has serialist characteristics, where specific topics are looked at in detail before moving on to the next, you need to make a special effort to understand where the direction of the course is moving as a whole.’