[ al-ash-uh-ree ]
/ ˌæl æʃ əˈri /
A·bu ʾl-Ha·san [ah-boo al-ha-san] /ˈɑ bu æl hæˈsæn/,a.d. c873–936, the formulator of the classical synthesis in Islamic philosophical theology known as Ashʿarism.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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Example sentences from the Web for al-ashari
In the tenth century a new sect arose named the "Ashariya" after Al-Ashari, its founder.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik