Origin of sciolism
Related formssci·o·list, nounsci·o·lis·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for sciolist
He hopped about the office for a minute or two, and then he informed me that I was an 18-karat sciolist.Coffee and Repartee|John Kendrick Bangs
Broad scholarship gives modesty, but the sciolist everywhere is a braggart.
Music refuses to give up its secrets in a formula and at last eludes the sciolist with his ever-ready theorem.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14|Elbert Hubbard
Our use of the words "aim," "design," and "purpose" will be quite clear to everybody but the sciolist dabbling in metaphysics.Mazes and Labyrinths|W. H. Matthews
We may leave the Sciolist, and the Merest Tyro, to fight about niceties.A Likely Story|William De Morgan