Dictionary.com

aeroscepsy

[ air-uh-skep-see ]
/ ˈɛər əˌskɛp si /
Save This Word!

noun Zoology.

perception of atmospheric conditions, as the perception of odors by the antennae of insects.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON PARENTHESES AND BRACKETS APLENTY!

Set some time apart to test your bracket symbol knowledge, and see if you can keep your parentheses, squares, curlies, and angles all straight!
Question 1 of 7
Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also aer·o·scep·sis [air-oh-skep-sis]. /ˌɛər oʊˈskɛp sɪs/.

Origin of aeroscepsy

1825–35; aero- + -scepsy<Greek sképsis observation, perception, equivalent to skep- (stem of sképtesthai to observe, examine; cf. skeptic) + -sis-sis
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for aeroscepsy

Book Your Online Tutor Now