Definition of Sciolisms
1. sciolism [n] - See also: sciolism
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sciolisms
Literary usage of Sciolisms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Literature of American History: A Bibliographical Guide, in which the by Josephus Nelson Larned (1902)
"1900. il. 13. [4267 "Considerably above the average 'treadmill' or ' curio-archaeology '. . . [this] must after all be classed with these sciolisms. ..."
2. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1859)
"... hi the hurlyburly of his sciolisms, finds, to be sure, material for many words, but sacrifices to them the quietness of real wisdom. ..."
3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1903)
"... we men be so or no,” so seriously that nothing is gained by exaggeration, or by such alliterative amenities as scientific sciolisms or public perils. ..."
4. The English Review (1846)
"... any thing else that has been written in prose or in verse, image forth her inner mind. This badge of sciolisms, grammatical, philological, and poetical, ..."
5. The Princeton Review by James Manning Sherwood, Jonas M. Libbey, John Forsyth, Charles Hodge, Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater, Henry Boynton Smith (1880)
"It needs no words to show that the popular discussions of such a government offer an almost boundless field for the plausible ventilation of those sciolisms ..."
6. Passages of a Working Life During Half a Century: With a Prelude of Early by Charles Knight (1864)
"... Lives were calculated to supersede the inaccurate sciolisms of Lempriere and similar manufacturers of Classical Dictionaries. Nor is it necessary that I ..."
7. Passages of a Working Life During Half a Century: With a Prelude of Early by Charles Knight (1864)
"... show how completely these Lives were calculated to supersede the inaccurate sciolisms of Lempriere and similar manufacturers of Classical Dictionaries. ..."
8. The Southern Review by Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Methodist Episcopal Church, South (1871)
"... at the bottom of it a perfectly naive consciousness, and such a eon sciolisms cannot take root in an artificial age, nor in a highly cultivated society. ..."