Definitions

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  • n. The love of learning or letters.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The love of learning or letters.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Love of learning.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • As time elapsed she became very confidential, and one day stated that she was matrimonially inclined and intimated that she would welcome an introduction to an aged millionaire in delicate health, as it might result in her being able to carry out some ambitious plans she had made in "philomathy."

    A Fantasy of Mediterranean Travel

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  • see also polymath.

    November 10, 2007

  • Love of learning.

    November 10, 2007