pyrrhonist

Pyrrhonism

[pir-uh-niz-uhm]
noun
1.
the Skeptic doctrines of Pyrrho and his followers.
2.
extreme or absolute skepticism.

Origin:
1660–70; < Greek Pýrrhōn Pyrrho + -ism

Pyrrhonist, noun
Pyrrhonistic, adjective
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Pyrrho (ˈpɪrəʊ)
 
n
?365--?275 bc, Greek philosopher; founder of scepticism. He maintained that true wisdom and happiness lie in suspension of judgment, since certain knowledge is impossible to attain
 
'Pyrrhonism
 
n
 
'Pyrrhonist
 
n, —adj

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