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    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18

  mumpsimus From automatic translation

 A traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable WordNet

    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18

  mumpsimus From automatic translation

 A traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable WordNet

IS A
    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18     •     Categories: Linguistic history, Speech error, Vocabulary

  mumpsimus  

A traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable WordNet

More definitions


A mumpsimus is a "traditional custom obstinately adhered to however unreasonable it may be", or "someone who obstinately clings to an error, bad habit or prejudice, even after the foible has been exposed and the person humiliated; also, any error, bad habit, or prejudice clung to in this fashion". Wikipedia

He still holds to the old mumpsimus that a woman's place is in the kitchen WordNet

IS A
    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18

  mumpsimus From automatic translation

 A traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable WordNet

IS A
    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18     •     Categories: Altphilologie, Editionsphilologie

  Mumpsimus

Mumpsimus ist ein in der klassischen Philologie verbreiteter scherzhafter Ausdruck, der gebraucht wird, um einen in grotesker Weise konservativen Umgang mit überlieferten Texten oder in weiterem Sinn ein gedankenloses traditionsverhaftetes Beharren auf überkommenen Gebräuchen zu kritisieren. Wikipedia

    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18

  mumpsimus From automatic translation

 A traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable WordNet

    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18

  mumpsimus From automatic translation

 A traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable WordNet

    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18

  mumpsimus From automatic translation

 A traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable WordNet

    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18     •     Categories: Comportamento sociale, Pregiudizi, Terminologia sociologica

  Mumpsimus

Un mumpsimus è un "un'abitudine tradizionale rispettata ostinatamente per quanto irrazionale possa essere", oppure "qualcuno che si aggrappa ostinatamente a un errore, a una cattiva abitudine o a un pregiudizio, anche dopo che la sua debolezza è stata esposta e la persona umiliata; inoltre, qualsiasi errore, cattiva abitudine o pregiudizio a cui ci aggrappa in questo modo". Wikipedia

IS A
    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18

  mumpsimus From automatic translation

 A traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable WordNet

IS A
    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18

  mumpsimus From automatic translation

 A traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable WordNet

    •     bn:00056324n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2019/09/18

  mumpsimus From automatic translation

 A traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable WordNet


 

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