Pyrrhonian

noun
Pyr·rho·ni·an | \pə̇ˈrōnēən\
variants: or less commonly Pyrrhonic \-ränik \
plural -s

Definition of Pyrrhonian 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: pyrrhonist

Pyrrhonian

adjective
\"\
variants: or less commonly Pyrrhonic \" \

Definition of Pyrrhonian (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to Pyrrho or Pyrrhonism : skeptical

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History and Etymology for Pyrrhonian

Noun

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

Adjective

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

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