sciolism

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The quality of showing opinions on at least one subject of which the perpetrator has little or no knowledge, the practice of this, an instance of the practice of this
pretentious superficiality of knowledge
The knowledge of a sciolist; superficial knowledge
{i} superficial knowledge
sciolist
One who exhibits only superficial knowledge; a self-proclaimed expert with little real understanding
sciolist
A person who pretends to be an intellectual but is not
sciolist
{n} a mere smatterer in any science
sciolist
One who knows many things superficially; a pretender to science; a smatterer
sciolist
{i} one who has only superficial knowledge
sciolism

    Hyphenation

    sci·o·lism

    Pronunciation

    Etymology

    [ 'sI-&-"li-z&m ] (noun.) 1816. Late Latin sciolus smatterer, from diminutive of Latin scius knowing, from scire to know; more at SCIENCE.

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