Ignorantism
Ignorantism Ig"no*rant*ism, n. The spirit of those who extol the advantage of ignorance; obscurantism. [1913 Webster]

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  • ignorantism — ignorantísm s. n. (sil. mf. i ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  IGNORANTÍSM s. n. mod de a gândi al celor care consideră instruirea ca dăunătoare. (< fr. ignorantisme) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • ignorantism — nt.ˌizəm, n.ˌti noun ( s) Etymology: French ignorantisme, from ignorant + isme ism : obscurantism fascism … founding its educational policy on basic ignorantism D.F.Fleming …   Useful english dictionary

  • ignorantism — doctrine that ignorance is a favourable thing Philosophical Isms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • ignorantism — ig·no·rant·ism …   English syllables

  • ignorantism —   n. obscurantism …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • agnosticism — Synonyms and related words: Humism, Pyrrhonism, atheism, blankmindedness, callowness, denial, disbelief, discredit, doubt, empty headedness, greenhornism, greenness, heresy, hiatus of learning, ignorance, ignorantism, ignorantness, inability to… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • greenness — Synonyms and related words: acerbity, acescency, acidity, acidulousness, adolescence, agnosticism, amateurishness, amateurism, blankmindedness, brand newness, callowness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, cullibility, deceivability, dewiness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inanity — Synonyms and related words: absence of mind, absurdity, agnosticism, aimlessness, aridity, asininity, barrenness, battiness, big deal, blank, blank mind, blankmindedness, blankness, bloodlessness, bootlessness, brainlessness, buffoonery,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inexperience — Synonyms and related words: agnosticism, amateurishness, amateurism, blankmindedness, callowness, dewiness, disaccustomedness, empty headedness, freshness, greenhornism, greenness, hiatus of learning, ignorance, ignorantism, ignorantness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • innocence — Synonyms and related words: agnosticism, artlessness, benignancy, benignity, blankmindedness, blotlessness, bluffness, bluntness, callowness, candor, chastity, childlikeness, cleanliness, cleanness, directness, empty headedness, greenhornism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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