a person of great learning in several fields of study; polyhistor.
- pol·y·math·ic, adjective
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How to use polymath in a sentence
In short, I could become a polymath based on a theory that anyone can learn.E.O. Wilson Saw the World in a Wholly New Way - Issue 112: Inspiration | David Sloan Wilson | January 5, 2022 | Nautilus
Each, in his own way, was a polymath, a rebel, and a master of science communication.‘Flashes of Creation’ recounts the Big Bang theory’s origin story | Christopher Crockett | August 24, 2021 | Science News
Something of a polymath, Rudnick is, according to his bio, “rumored to be quite close” to film critic Libby Gelman-Waxner, whose reviews have appeared in Premiere magazine and Entertainment Weekly.
Athanasius Kircher, the eccentric seventeenth-century Jesuit polymath, collector of curiosities, and borderline crank.
Athanasius Kircher was a Jesuit priest and polymath, a man of unusual talents.
Jonathan Alter on the remarkable 92 years of a true polymath who built one of America's great companies.
Sure, their plump pariah son is now a svelte, BMOC, class president and (on paper) world-class polymath.
And she completely unflappable, transitioning between discussions of sex toys and Stalinism with the ease of a true polymath.
The polymath Aristoxenus is credited with a book on the writers of tragedy.A History of Bibliographies of Bibliographies | Archer Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for polymath
a person of great and varied learning
- polymathic, adjective
- polymathy (pəˈlɪməθɪ), noun
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