pansophism

[ pan-suh-fiz-uh m ]
/ ˈpæn səˌfɪz əm /

noun

a claim or pretension to pansophy.

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Origin of pansophism

1865–70; < Greek pánsoph(os) all-wise + -ism. See pan-, sophism

OTHER WORDS FROM pansophism

pan·so·phist, noun
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