dilettantism


dilettantism

noun

Definition of DILETTANTISM

a lack of the level of skill associated with an expert or professional <no charge of dilettantism could ever be leveled at English physicist Henry Cavendish, whose immense wealth allowed him to devote his life to scientific pursuits>

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