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- n. Contemplation of or meditation upon one's navel.
- n. ratiocination to the point of self-absorption
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. literally, the contemplation of one's navel, which is an idiom usually meaning complacent self-absorption
That was no way to earn three ounces of jasmine oil, let alone to earn three years of omphaloskepsis, which was what the doctor ordered (or did the doctor order the smothered burrito?).
Learned a new word you would like .. omphaloskepsis.
If pressed, could you spell syzygy or capybara, phylactery or omphaloskepsis or acouchi?
And once we get this baby up and running, expect to see me go back and forth between think-piece omphaloskepsis like the above and discussions of shows and artstuff I get to see here in the Los Angeles area and where'er else I travel.
Entries might be traditional accounts of the day's hiking, messages to stragglers behind heckling them to catch up, introspective omphaloskepsis, cryptic musings of no obvious relevance to anything on the trail, or even entirely different things.
These boring people who seem to spend their time telling us how to vote, omphaloskepsis, or calling the paparazzi over for crotch shots of their kids will be around for at least another six months.
That sentiment is arrogant B.S. promoted by those who spend too much time enagaged in technological omphaloskepsis.
I guess that makes me inconsistent, which puzzles me on days like today where I fall victim to omphaloskepsis.
Presumably, one arrives at game theory through omphaloskepsis.] "...
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