Occidentalist

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Occidentalist a student of occidental languages—opp. to Orientalist: an individual belonging to an oriental country who favours western ideas, customs, &c
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. occidens, -entis, pr.p. of occidĕre, to fall down.

Usage

In literature:

Even the less lively occidentalist sometimes relates as real what only happened in his mind.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
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