Sciolist

Sci"o*list

(?), n. [L. sciolus. See Sciolous.] One who knows many things superficially; a pretender to science; a smatterer.
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These passages in that book were enough to humble the presumption of our modern sciolists, if their pride were not as great as their ignorance.
Sir W. Temple.
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A master were lauded and sciolists shent.
R. Browning.
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