Charlatanism

  • 1 Charlatanism — Char la*tan*ism, n. [Cf. F. charlatanisme.] Charlatanry. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 charlatanism — index fraud, hypocrisy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 charlatanism — charlatan ► NOUN ▪ a person falsely claiming to have a certain expertise. DERIVATIVES charlatanism noun charlatanry noun. ORIGIN Italian ciarlatano, from ciarlare to babble …

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  • 4 charlatanism — noun see charlatan …

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  • 5 charlatanism — /shahr leuh tn iz euhm/, n. 1. the practice or method of a charlatan. 2. an instance of this. [1795 1805; CHARLATAN + ISM] * * * …

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  • 6 charlatanism — A fraudulent claim to medical knowledge; treating the sick without knowledge of medicine or authority to practice medicine. SYN: quackery …

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  • 7 charlatanism — n. fraud, deception, quackery …

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  • 8 charlatanism — char·la·tan·ism …

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  • 9 charlatanism — /ˈʃalətənɪzəm/ (say shahluhtuhnizuhm) noun the practices of a charlatan. Also, charlatanry /ˈʃalətənri/ (say shahluhtuhnree) …

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  • 10 charlatanism — noun the dishonesty of a charlatan • Syn: ↑quackery • Hypernyms: ↑dishonesty, ↑knavery …

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  • 15 Burton, Robert — (1577–1640) British scholar and writer. He spent most of his life as a vicar at Oxford. His great Anatomy of Melancholy (1621) describes the kinds, causes, symptoms, and cures of melancholy in a lively, elegant, and sometimes humorous style; a… …

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  • 17 char|la|tan|ry — «SHAHR luh tuhn r», noun, plural ries. = charlatanism. (Cf. ↑charlatanism) …

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  • 18 charlatan — noun Etymology: Italian ciarlatano, alteration of cerretano, literally, inhabitant of Cerreto, from Cerreto, Italy Date: 1618 1. quack 2 2. one making usually showy pretenses to knowledge or ability ; …

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