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The position of modern science, as far as an ignorant man of letters can understand it, seems not a step in advance of that held by Huxley and Romanes in the last century.
Albert J. Nock

Meaning of "Huxley" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HUXLEY

Huxley  [ˈhʌkslɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HUXLEY

noun
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Huxley is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HUXLEY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Huxley in the English dictionary

The first definition of Huxley in the dictionary is Aldous. 1894–1963, British novelist and essayist, noted particularly for his novel Brave New World, depicting a scientifically controlled civilization of human robots. Other definition of Huxley is his half-brother, Sir Andrew Fielding, 1917–2012, English biologist: noted for his research into nerve cells and the mechanism by which nerve impulses are transmitted; Nobel prize for physiology or medicine shared with Alan Hodgkin and John Eccles 1963; president of the Royal Society. Huxley is also brother of Aldous, Sir Julian. 1887–1975, English biologist; first director-general of UNESCO. His works include Essays of a Biologist and Evolution: the Modern Synthesis.


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anonymously
əˈnɒnɪməslɪ
Bexley
ˈbɛkslɪ
closely
ˈkləʊslɪ
complexly
ˈkɒmplekslɪ
concisely
kənˈsaɪslɪ
continuously
kənˈtɪnjʊəslɪ
convexly
ˈkɒnvɛkslɪ
expressly
ɪkˈsprɛslɪ
laxly
ˈlækslɪ
nicely
ˈnaɪslɪ
obviously
ˈɒbvɪəslɪ
orthodoxly
ˈɔːθəˌdɒkslɪ
precisely
prɪˈsaɪslɪ
previously
ˈpriːvɪəslɪ
prolixly
prəʊˈlɪkslɪ
reflexly
ˈriːflɛkslɪ
seriously
ˈsɪərɪəslɪ
simultaneously
ˌsɪməlˈteɪnɪəslɪ
spontaneously
spɒnˈteɪnɪəslɪ
unorthodoxly
ʌnˈɔːθəˌdɒkslɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HUXLEY

Huston
huswife
hut
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hutch
Hutcheson
hutchie
hutia
hutlike
hutment
Hutterite
Hutton
Hutu
hutzpah
Huygens
Huygens´ eyepiece
Huysmans
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huzzah
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WORDS THAT END LIKE HUXLEY

alley
Ashley
bailey
Bentley
Berkeley
Bradley
Haley
Harley
hurley
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Marley
Oakley
Riley
Shipley
smiley
Stanley
the life of Riley
trolley
valley
Wesley

Synonyms and antonyms of Huxley in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Хаксли
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Huxley

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5 QUOTES WITH «HUXLEY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Huxley.
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Michael Behe
Throughout history there have been many other examples, similar to that of Haeckel, Huxley and the cell, where a key piece of a particular scientific puzzle was beyond the understanding of the age.
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Charles Lyell
When on my return to England I showed the cast of the cranium to Professor Huxley, he remarked at once that it was the most ape-like skull he had ever beheld.
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Albert J. Nock
The position of modern science, as far as an ignorant man of letters can understand it, seems not a step in advance of that held by Huxley and Romanes in the last century.
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Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
I was socially isolated as a kid. I had friends, but I wasn't very good at sports and that sort of thing so I became quite comfortable being by myself, exploring. The world was my private playground, and in it, I was supreme. Darwin, Faraday, Huxley and other great scientists were my companions.
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Sara Shepard
I know these are going to sound like school reading-list suggestions, but if you like dystopian fiction, you should check out some of the originals: 'Anthem,' by Ayn Rand; '1984,' by George Orwell; or 'Brave New World,' by Aldous Huxley.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HUXLEY»

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Brave New World
Huxley uses his entire prowess to throw the idea of utopia into reverse, presenting us what is known as the "dystopian" novel. When Brave New World was written (1931), neither Hitler nor Stalin had risen to power.
Aldous Huxley, 2010
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Huxley: From Devil's Disciple to Evolution's High Priest
Selected as one of the Best Books of 1997 by the Editors of The New York Times Book Review, Huxley is an amazing portrait of the Victorian scientific world told through the epic story of the man who brought science to the masses.
Adrian J. Desmond, 1999
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Island
Soon the need to complete his mission becomes an intolerable burden. In counterpoint to Brave New World and Ape and Essence, in Island Huxley gives us his vision of utopia.
Aldous Huxley, 2009
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The Perennial Philosophy
An inspired gathering of religious writings that reveals the "divine reality" common to all faiths, collected by Aldous Huxley "The Perennial Philosophy," Aldous Huxley writes, "may be found among the traditional lore of peoples in every ...
Aldous Huxley, 2012
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Reluctant Modernists: Aldous Huxley and Some Contemporaries ...
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Peter Edgerly Firchow, Evelyn Scherabon Firchow, Bernfried Nugel, 2002
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After Many a Summer Dies the Swan: A Novel
A Hollywood millionaire with a terror of death, whose personal physician happens to be working on a theory of longevity-these are the elements of Aldous Huxley's caustic and entertaining satire on man's desire to live indefinitely.
Aldous Huxley, 1993
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Point Counter Point
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Aldous Huxley, 2008
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Aldous Huxley: Brave New World
An in-depth analysis of Aldous Huxley, his writings, and the historical time period in which they were written.
Raychel Haugrud Reiff, 2009
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Aldous Huxley
The son of biologist T. H. Huxley, Aldous Huxley had a privileged background and was educated at Eton and Oxford despite an eye infection that left him nearly blind.
Nicholas Murray, 2009
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Thomas Huxley: Making the 'Man of Science'
This biography of Thomas Huxley reflects on the historical significance of scientific authority.
Paul White, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HUXLEY»

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Sophie Ward's in a brave new role writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE | Daily …
Sophie will star in a gender-swapping adaptation of Aldous Huxley's classic Brave New World, where the planet is ruled by ten controllers. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Of mud pies, muscle and science education : A view From the Bridge
T.H. Huxley, 'Darwin's bulldog', had instructed Wells in biology and zoology at the Normal School of Science in South Kensington, London, ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
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Clark County Common Pleas Court cases | Springfield, OH News …
15-DS-0546 – Larry E. Huxley, 811 Tanglewood Dr., and Sandra K. Huxley, 811 Tanglewood Dr.; petition for dissolution of marriage. «Springfield News Sun, Jul 15»
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MAY: Why are we consistently surprised? - News and Tribune: Opinion
Aldous Huxley, author of several books including “Brave New World,” wrote, “Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only ... «Evening News and Tribune, Jul 15»
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Books: 5 Great sci-fi reads - The Times of India
Here are some must-read books for anyone looking to get into science fiction. Brave New World By Aldous Huxley Probably one of the most ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
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Oasis Travel agent flying high with award - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk
Awards presenter Stephen Mulhern with Oasis Travel's Brian Gillespie, Gordon McCreadie of Travel2 and Lucy Huxley, Travel Weekly. «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
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Sports Roundup: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Nattapan Siritrai, Ames, 75-67-73—215; 4. tie, Susan Kirschenman, Huxley, 75-78-69—222; Julianna Burkholder, Forest City 74-74-74—222; ... «DesMoinesRegister.com, Jul 15»
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Gold Beach, Oregon - News and Visitor Information - Curry County …
Present were commissioners Susan Brown and Tom Huxley. Commissioner David Brock Smith, who was out-of-area representing the County, ... «Curry County Reporter, Jul 15»
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Parish council agrees to underwrite running costs of Haworth Fire …
Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury Parish Council chairman Councillor John Huxley, outside Haworth Fire Station. Haworth, Cross Roads ... «Keighley News, Jul 15»
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Cloncurry challenge sets the bar high - Queensland Country Life
... Cattle Transport Classic Cloncurry Stockman's Challenge was Joshua Smith, Rockhampton, riding Mr Freckles Chic, owned by Kim Huxley. «Queensland Country Life, Jul 15»

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