epicurism

noun

ep·​i·​cur·​ism ˈe-pi-ˌkyu̇r-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce epicurism (audio)
ˌe-pi-ˈkyu̇r-
: the practices or tastes of an epicure or an epicurean

Word History

First Known Use

1550, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of epicurism was in 1550

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Cite this Entry

“Epicurism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epicurism. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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