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Korzybski

[kawr-zip-skee, -zhip-; Polish kaw-zhip-skee]
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  1. Alfred (Hab·dank Skar·bek) [hab-dangk skahr-bek; Polish hahp-dahngk skahr-bek] /ˈhæb dæŋk ˈskɑr bɛk; Polish ˈhɑp dɑŋk ˈskɑr bɛk/, 1879–1950, U.S. writer on general semantics, born in Poland.
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Historical Examples

  • It's really a semantic reaction test; Korzybski would have loved it.

    Day of the Moron

    Henry Beam Piper

  • "That sounds like Korzybski," Pierre said, as they turned onto Route 19 in the village and headed east.

    Murder in the Gunroom

    Henry Beam Piper


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Korzybski

noun
  1. Alfred (Habdank Skarbek). 1879–1950, US originator of the theory and study of general semantics, born in Poland
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