sciolism [ sahy-uh-liz-uh m ]
1. superficial knowledge.
OTHER WORDS FROM SCIOLISM
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.
This is scholarship; the secondary information that has been popular is sciolism.
EDUCATION: HOW OLD THE NEW|JAMES J. WALSH
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