cum grano salis love

cum grano salis

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. With a grain of salt; with a bit of common sense and skepticism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. With a slight qualification; with some allowance; not as literally true: as, to accept a statement cum grano salis.

Etymologies

From Latin, see cum + grano + salis. (Wiktionary)

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