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Pyrrhonian

noun Pyr·rho·ni·an \pə̇ˈrōnēən\
variants: less commonly

Pyrrhonic

\-ränik\

Definition of Pyrrhonian

plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of pyrrhonian

pyrrhonian from Latin pyrrhoneus, noun, pyrrhonian (from pyrrhon-, Pyrrho, flourished 4th century b.c. Greek philosopher) +) English -an; pyrrhonic from Latin pyrrhoneus + English -ic


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Pyrrhonian

adjective Pyr·rho·ni·an \"\
variants: less commonly

Pyrrhonic

\"\

Definition of Pyrrhonian

  1. :  of or relating to Pyrrho or Pyrrhonism :  skeptical

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Origin and Etymology of pyrrhonian

pyrrhonian from Latin pyrrhoneus, adjective, pyrrhonian + English -an; pyrrhonic from Latin pyrrhoneus + English -ic


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