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- adj. Of or relating to sciolism, or a sciolist.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to sciolism, or a sciolist; partaking of sciolism; resembling a sciolist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to sciolism or sciolists; resembling a sciolist; having only superficial knowledge; shallow.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
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Using solipsistic, a form of philosophic self-absorption, is sciolistic, i.e., shallow on understanding.
It is claimed that a Monotheistic Pantheism, that is, the idea of _one essence_, not person, but _essence_, is to _unite_, or make one, the whole human family upon the scientific (sciolistic) base that man himself is one grand part of the grand all-pervading, impersonal essence.
The great offense of the scientific (sciolistic) atheist is his lofty arrogance.
From its apparently greater freedom in skilful hands, blank-verse gives more scope to sciolistic theorizing and dogmatism than the rhyming pentameter couplet, but it is safe to say that no verse is good in the one that would not be good in the other when handled by a master like Dryden.
Must there not be in this subtle distribution much of what is arbitrary and sciolistic?
In the following video from Canadian television Gage discusses specifics and hard facts (none of which appear in Sunstein's sciolistic scarefest white paper) like "fuel air ratios" "hydrocarbon" and "iron-rich microspheres" - incantations too fantastic for our Harvard Professors to grasp.
I'm sure dissidents from Islam such as Wafa Sultan and Ayaan Hirsi Ali would deem statements such as his as being shamelessly sciolistic.