paideia

noun
pai·​deia | \pīˈdāə\
plural -s

Definition of paideia 

1 : training of the physical and mental faculties in such a way as to produce a broad enlightened mature outlook harmoniously combined with maximum cultural development the long and noble tradition of paideia, which made it impossible for a Greek or Roman to write a worthy book merely to record facts— Gilbert Highet

2 : the ideal development envisioned or attained by paideia

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History and Etymology for paideia

German, from Greek, education, culture, from paideuein to educate (from paid-, pais child) + -ia -y

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