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dilettantes

noun
variants: or dilettanti
plural of dilettante

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1 a person who regularly or occasionally engages in an activity as a pastime rather than as a profession
  • a dilettante at heart, she was never willing to commit the time and effort that ballet demands

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2 dated a person having a knowledgeable and fine appreciation of the arts
  • she writes about art not from the point of view of an artist but from that of a committed dilettante

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“Dilettantes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dilettantes. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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