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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The dishonesty of a person who pretends to more knowledge or skill than he or she possesses

Usage examples (32)
  • Professor: suggesting Brain Age helps is 'charlatanism'
  • Brain Age games don't necessarily make you smarter, and it is "charlatanism" to make such a claim.
  • Before judgment was rendered, the medical faculty proscribed, in a body, Mesmer’s so-called charlatanism, his tub, his conducting wires, and his theory.
  • How dare you offer me this charlatanism of passion? for more
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