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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or characteristics of one who pursues an art or science desultorily or merely for amusement.

Usage examples (36)
  • All else was dilettantism, romanticism, charlatanism.
  • Monday, Dec. 01, 2003 - The shortcomings of dilettantism
  • Ironically, I consider THAT dilettantism and it frightens me.
  • I'm not using this privileged pulpit to encourage dilettantism. for more
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