omne ignotum pro magnifico


om·ne ig·no·tum pro mag·ni·fi·co

foreign term \ˌm-ne-ig-ˈnō-ˌtm-prō-mäg-ˈni-fi-ˌkō\

Definition of OMNE IGNOTUM PRO MAGNIFICO

:  everything unknown (is taken) as grand :  the unknown tends to be exaggerated in importance or difficulty

Origin of OMNE IGNOTUM PRO MAGNIFICO

Latin

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