sciolous

adjective
sci·​o·​lous | \ ˈsīələs \

Definition of sciolous

: knowing superficially or imperfectly : sciolistic

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First Known Use of sciolous

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sciolous

Late Latin sciolus sciolist, one having little knowledge, diminutive of Latin scius knowing, from scire to know

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The first known use of sciolous was in the 14th century

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“Sciolous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sciolous. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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