Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality characteristic of a dilettante; specifically, in a disparaging sense, desultory or affected pursit of art, science, or literature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as dilettanteism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of behaving like a dilettante, of being an amateur or "dabbler", sometimes in the arts. Also the act of enjoying the arts, being a connoisseur.

Etymologies

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From dilettante +‎ -ism.

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