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Word: dilettante

Definition: aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight


Sentences Containing 'dilettante'

Brita Catharina Lidbeck, also "Brita Catharina Munck af Rosenschöld" (1788 – 2 March 1864) was a Swedish Dilettante concert singer.
It was published by Le Dilettante in 2001.

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::: tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
::: reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: quicksilver - mercury
::: arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
::: bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
::: confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
::: inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
::: outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned