epistemophilia

noun
epis·​te·​mo·​phil·​ia | \ -mōˈfilēə \
plural -s

Definition of epistemophilia

: love of knowledge specifically : excessive striving for or preoccupation with knowledge

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Other Words from epistemophilia

epistemophiliac \ -​lēˌak \ noun, plural -s
epistemophilic \ ⸗¦⸗⸗⸗¦filik \ adjective

History and Etymology for epistemophilia

New Latin, from epistemo- + -philia

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“Epistemophilia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epistemophilia. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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