Pyrrhonism

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noun Pyr·rho·nism \ ˈpir-ə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of Pyrrhonism

1 :the doctrines of a school of ancient extreme skeptics who suspended judgment on every proposition — compare academicism
2 :total or radical skepticism

Pyrrhonist

play \-nist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of pyrrhonism

French pyrrhonisme, from Pyrrhon Pyrrho, 4th century b.c. Greek. philosopher, from Greek Pyrrhōn


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