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Word of the Day 05/11/20 Sciolism

Sciolism (noun)
sciolism [ sahy-uh-liz-uh m ]


noun
1. superficial knowledge.

OTHER WORDS FROM SCIOLISM
sci·o·list, noun
sci·o·lis·tic, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO SCIOLISM
blindness, oblivion, disregard, illiteracy, bewilderment, insensitivity, incapacity, darkness, unconsciousness, rawness, fog, unawareness, simplicity, innocence, vagueness, unfamiliarity, nescience, dumbness, philistinism, incomprehension

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Origin: 1810–20; < Late Latin sciol(us) one who knows little (diminutive of scius knowing; see conscious, -ole) + -ism

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SCIOLISM
Few things are as distressing as the sciolism of a second-rate English editor of a classic.
AN AMERICAN AT OXFORD|JOHN CORBIN

Such an age of sciolism and scholasticism may possibly once more get the better of the literary world.
PHAEDRUS|PLATO

This is scholarship; the secondary information that has been popular is sciolism.
EDUCATION: HOW OLD THE NEW|JAMES J. WALSH

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