Pansophy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pansophy Universal wisdom; esp., a system of universal knowledge proposed by Comenius (1592 -- 1671), a Moravian educator.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pansophy Universal wisdom or knowledge.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pansophy pan′sō-fi a scheme of universal knowledge, esp. that of the educational reformer, John Amos Comenius (1592-1671): the pretence of universal wisdom
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pan-, + Gr. wisdom, wise: cf. F. pansophie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. pas, pan, all, sophia, wisdom.