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pansophy

[pan-suh-fee] /ˈpæn sə fi/
noun
1.
universal wisdom or knowledge.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; pan- + -sophy
Related forms
pansophic
[pan-sof-ik] /pænˈsɒf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
pansophical, adjective
pansophically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for pansophy

pansophy

/ˈpænsəfɪ/
noun
1.
universal knowledge
Derived Forms
pansophic (pænˈsɒfɪk), pansophical, adjective
pansophically, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin pansophia; see pan-, -sophy
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