the Skeptic doctrines of Pyrrho and his followers.
extreme or absolute skepticism.
- Pyr·rho·nist, noun
- Pyr·rho·nis·tic, adjective
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How to use Pyrrhonism in a sentence
Sensible people deride, and with reason, an absolute Pyrrhonism, and even consider it impossible.Superstition In All Ages (1732) | Jean Meslier
I am charmed to see a part of your Majesty's Dominions in a state of Pyrrhonism; the disease is epidemical here at present.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XII. (of XXI.) | Thomas Carlyle
This is absolute Pyrrhonism, and though said in the interest of religion, is subversive alike of knowledge and of faith.Studies of Christianity | James Martineau
I sincerely hope that I shall not be accused of Pyrrhonism, or of any desire to weaken the foundations of rational certainty.Collected Essays, Volume V | T. H. Huxley
All historical relations tend to fix the permanent seat of Pyrrhonism, after its separation from the Academy, in Alexandria.Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism | Mary Mills Patrick