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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Insipid intellectual nourishment; Any substance that can be used as food.

Usage examples (30)
  • They supposed that the air contained a principle proper for the support and nourishment of life, which they called pabulum vitae.
  • An architect of the White House's earlier policies dismissed Mr. Bellinger's remarks as "pabulum" from a State Department that is too solicitous of international...
  • That was a lot of writing to respond to such pabulum.
  • It finds its pabulum in the mass it ferments by its vegetative processes. for more
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