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Word of the Day 06/25/19 Insipience

Insipience (noun)
insipience [ in-sip-ee-uh ns ]


noun Archaic.
1. lack of wisdom; foolishness.

RELATED FORMS
in·sip·i·ent, adjective
in·sip·i·ent·ly, adverb

CAN BE CONFUSED
incipient, insipid

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Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin insipientia foolishness, equivalent to insipient- stem of insipiēns foolish (in- in- + -sipient-, combining form of sapient- sapient) + -ia; see -ence

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSIPIENCE
Their anfractuousness, their insipience, and their turpitude, are no longer amphibological.
DEFORMITIES OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, SELECTED FROM HIS WORKS|ANONYMOUS

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