sciolistic
adjective see sciolism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sciolistic — Sci o*lis tic, a. Of or pertaining to sciolism, or a sciolist; partaking of sciolism; resembling a sciolist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sciolistic — index superficial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sciolistic — See sciolist. * * * …   Universalium

  • sciolistic — adj. pertaining to superficial knowledge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sciolistic — a. Superficial …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sciolistic — sci·o·lis·tic …   English syllables

  • sciolistic — adjective showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish his dilettantish efforts at painting • Syn: ↑dilettante, ↑dilettantish, ↑dilettanteish • Similar to: ↑superficial • Derivationally related for …   Useful english dictionary

  • dilettanteish — adjective showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish his dilettantish efforts at painting • Syn: ↑dilettante, ↑dilettantish, ↑sciolistic • Similar to: ↑superficial • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • dilettantish — adjective showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish his dilettantish efforts at painting • Syn: ↑dilettante, ↑dilettanteish, ↑sciolistic • Similar to: ↑superficial • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • sciolism — noun Etymology: Late Latin sciolus smatterer, from diminutive of Latin scius knowing, from scire to know more at science Date: 1816 a superficial show of learning • sciolist noun • sciolistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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