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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Pretentious superficiality of knowledge.

Usage examples (33)
  • The marvelous restoration of its prosperity by the genius of Colbert, the ruin caused by the malign sciolism of Law, are familiar to all students of political economy.
  • But I've no doubt whatever, myself, that a great deal of this ancient lore, which we have been accustomed to regard as so much sciolism, not to say pure nonsense, had a...
  • And the husks of culture are pedantry and sciolism.
  • Of all these cobwebs spun by the spiders of sciolism, the for more
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