morosoph

noun

mo·​ro·​soph
ˈmōrəˌsäf,
ˈmȯr-
variants or morosophist
məˈräsəfə̇st
plural -s
: a learned fool

Word History

Etymology

morosoph from obsolete French morosophe, from Greek mōrosophos, from mōros dull, stupid + sophos wise; morosophist from obsolete French morosophe + English -ist

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“Morosoph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morosoph. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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