Definition of Polymaths

1. Noun. (plural of polymath) ¹



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Definition of Polymaths

1. polymath [n] - See also: polymath

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polymaths

polylogy
polyloquent
polylysine
polylysines
polymacrocyclic
polymannuronic acid depolymerase
polymastia
polymastic
polymastigote
polymastism
polymath
polymathic
polymathically
polymathies
polymathist
polymaths (current term)
polymathy
polymatroid
polymatroidal
polymatroids
polymazia
polymegethism
polymeniscous
polymenophorea
polymer
polymer fume fever
polymerase

Literary usage of Polymaths

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1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1916)
"They belong to the period of the humanists and polymaths and they lived on the appetite for new things which was only hampered by the mutual jealousy of ..."

2. The Papacy and the Levant (1204-1571). by Kenneth M. Setton (1984)
"Five letters, for example, are extant addressed to Giovanni Vincenzo Pinelli (1535-1601), one of the great polymaths of his age, whose friendship was sought ..."

3. Harvard Lectures on Greek Subjects by Samuel Henry Butcher (1904)
"... Aristotle, all speak in similar depreciatory terms of mere ' polymaths ' — men of multifarious learning, untouched by .the quickening force of reason. ..."

4. Greek Literature (1912)
"Other civilizations and other ideals of life have had their polymaths and systematizing philosophers to sum them up, ..."

5. Adventure Guide Inside Passage & Coastal Alaska by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Father Ivan (later Bishop, later Metropolitan) was one of those great polymaths that the 19th century seemed to produce. He ran the church, ran the school, ..."

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