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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Definitions for pansophy

  1. Universal wisdom or knowledge.

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Citations for pansophy
For just at the moment Baconfield had come to perceive the divine formulae that dictate, in darkness, the world's apparent randomness, just when the thumbmarks on his walls comprised an exhilarating pansophy and he stood poised on the verge of omniscience, an uncircumscribable chaos has swept into his life. Rikki Ducornet, The Jade Cabinet
Wade had somehow managed to fuse the lightning-bolt pansophy of our visionary past with a single-minded perspicacity befitting the finest of the experimental methods... Konrad Ventana, A Desperado's Daily Bread
Origin of pansophy
1635-1645
From the Greek, pansophy is comprised of the root words pan meaning “all” and sophy meaning “wisdom.”
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