Definition of Sciolistic

1. Adjective. Showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish. "His dilettantish efforts at painting"

Exact synonyms: Dilettante, Dilettanteish, Dilettantish
Similar to: Superficial
Derivative terms: Dilettante, Sciolism



Definition of Sciolistic

1. a. Of or pertaining to sciolism, or a sciolist; partaking of sciolism; resembling a sciolist.

Definition of Sciolistic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to sciolism, or a sciolist. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sciolistic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sciolistic

scintillator
scintillators
scintillometer
scintillometers
scintillous
scintiphotograph
scintiphotography
scintiscan
scintiscanner
scintiscans
scintography
sciography
sciolism
sciolisms
sciolist
sciolistic (current term)
sciolists
sciolous
sciolto
sciomachies
sciomachy
sciomancy
scion
scions
sciophyte
sciophytes
scioptic
sciopticon
sciopticons
scioptics

Literary usage of Sciolistic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1878)
"Unless he gets this, unless his position is met and logically combated, his essay is very certain to be seized upon by the unphysiological, sciolistic and ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1878)
"Unless he gets this, unless his position is met and logically combated, his essay is very certain to be seized upon by the unphysiological, sciolistic and ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1874)
"But theye is a dogmatism of ignorance which is no less audacious than the dogmatism of sciolistic knowledge. The "Ignoramus—Ignorabimus " at the close of Du ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"... (Though eulogistic ones) Who know of theorems as muchas—thimbles, On sciolistic ones, The charms spectacular Of EUCLID'S Eden, by so few attainable, ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1874)
"But there is a dogmatism of ignorance which is no less audacious than the dogmatism of sciolistic knowledge. ..."

6. Lectures on the English Language by George P[erkins] Marsh (1860)
"There is another very common and very proper expression, which the dictionaries and the sciolistic pride of ..."

7. History of American Journalism by James Melvin Lee (1917)
"... with its steadiness, and to the applause of the carping, the cynical, the sciolistic, and the pessimistic by its selection and treatment of topics. ..."

8. History of American Journalism by James Melvin Lee (1917)
"... with its steadiness, and to the applause of the carping, the cynical, the sciolistic, and the pessimistic by its selection and treatment of topics. ..."

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