[dil-i-tahn-tiz-uh m, -tan-]
- the practices or characteristics of a dilettante.
Also dil·et·tan·te·ism [dil-i-tahn-tee-iz-uh m, -tan-] /ˌdɪl ɪˈtɑn tiˌɪz əm, -ˈtæn-/.
Origin of dilettantism
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Examples from the Web for dilettantism
Here, sure enough, is an Abbey; beautiful in the eye of Dilettantism.Past and Present
Hence the increase of dilettantism and the neglect of serious study.The Philosophy of Disenchantment
Yet even his devotion to culture was not free from pedantry and dilettantism.
The German does not wish his world to contain waste and laziness and dilettantism.Our Part in the Great War
Except for his fatal Memoirs, we should not have realised his dilettantism.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky