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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sophister (0.01245 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Sophist Sophist n 1: any of a group of Greek philosophers and teachers in the 5th century BC who speculated on a wide range of subjects 2: someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious [syn: casuist]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Sophister Sophister \Soph"ist*er\, v. t. To maintain by sophistry, or by a fallacious argument. [Obs.] --obham. [1913 Webster] Sophister \Soph"ist*er\, n. 1. A sophist. See Sophist. [Obs.] --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eng. Univ.) A student who is advanced beyond the first year of his residence. [1913 Webster] Note: The entire course at the university consists of three years and one term, during which the students have the titles of first-year men, or freshmen; second-year men or junior sophs or sophisters; third-year men, or senior sophs or sophisters; and, in the last term, questionists, with reference to the approaching examination. In the older American colleges, the junior and senior classes were originally called, and in some of them are still called, junior sophisters and senior sophisters. [1913 Webster]

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