Definition of Encyclopedism

1. Noun. Profound scholarly knowledge.

Exact synonyms: Encyclopaedism, Eruditeness, Erudition, Learnedness, Learning, Scholarship
Generic synonyms: Education
Specialized synonyms: Letters
Derivative terms: Encyclopaedist, Encyclopedist, Erudite, Learned, Learned, Scholar



Definition of Encyclopedism

1. n. The art of writing or compiling encyclopedias; also, possession of the whole range of knowledge; encyclopedic learning.

Definition of Encyclopedism

1. Noun. Encyclopedic knowledge or learning. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Encyclopedism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encyclopedism

encyclopedia
encyclopediac
encyclopediacal
encyclopediae
encyclopedial
encyclopedialike
encyclopedian
encyclopedias
encyclopedic
encyclopedic dictionaries
encyclopedic dictionary
encyclopedic fiction
encyclopedical
encyclopedically
encyclopedicity
encyclopedism (current term)
encyclopedisms
encyclopedist
encyclopedists
encyclopediæ
encyclopædia
encyclopædiac
encyclopædiacal
encyclopædial
encyclopædian
encyclopædias
encyclopædic
encyclopædical
encyclopædically
encyclopædism

Literary usage of Encyclopedism

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1. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... which the circle of Existence could offer him; in which sense, this exaggerated laudation, of encyclopedism, is not without its fraction of meaning. ..."

2. A History of Spain: Founded on the Historia de España Y de la Civilización by Charles Edward Chapman, Rafael Altamira (1918)
"encyclopedism and monarchism worked together to this end, while the expulsion of the Jesuits helped greatly to make its attainment possible, although the ..."

3. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1908)
"... general reaction against tradition and authority which manifested itself in encyclopedism, and in the storm-and-stress movement of German literature. ..."

4. A History of Spain: Founded on the Historia de España Y de la Civilización by Charles Edward Chapman (1918)
"encyclopedism and monarchism worked together to this end, while the expulsion of the Jesuits helped greatly to make its attainment possible, although the ..."

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