One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Comprehensive learning or knowledge.
- ‘With their pileup of evidence, the encyclopedism gives the illusion (and it is an illusion really) that all elements of a given society and culture have been covered.’
- ‘The disc is a triumph of the sound bite - and it captures the spirit of our channel-surfing age far better than the other version's hopelessly eighteenth-century aspirations to encyclopedism.’
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