He is no sciolist himself, and he does not believe in merely superficial attainments in his pupils.
He hopped about the office for a minute or two, and then he informed me that I was an 18-karat sciolist.
Our use of the words "aim," "design," and "purpose" will be quite clear to everybody but the sciolist dabbling in metaphysics.
Broad scholarship gives modesty, but the sciolist everywhere is a braggart.
We may leave the sciolist, and the Merest Tyro, to fight about niceties.
Was he a sciolist, was he a pretender, or did he really judge of it from a station of heaven-inspired knowledge?
I mean no disrespect in styling Mr. Bishop a sciolist (or undeveloped scientist).
The hero of the epic is at once sciolist and simpleton, 'knowing many things, but knowing them all badly'.
He was essentially a scholar, while his friend was as essentially a sciolist.
The sciolist has learned only to talk—we wish to teach our pupils to think, upon the various objects of human speculation.