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Synonyms for dilettante

Synonyms for dilettante

one lacking professional skill and ease in a particular pursuit

lacking the required professional skill

Synonyms for dilettante

an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge

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showing frivolous or superficial interest

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muchos y asiduos dilettanti, peninsulares sobre todo, que agotaron
The interior has Palmyrene painted ceilings and decoration, and pictures, furniture and sculpture all dating from the second baronet, Sir Frances Dashwood, founder of the Dilettanti Society.
Born to a nonconformist artist who despised money and raised in a milieu of dilettanti, Oei unsurprisingly develops into a young woman with an unconventional mien for her time.
The Society of Dilettanti by Jason M Kelly (Yale: pounds 40) Secret societies have been known since Ancient Egypt endorsed the power of the highly secretive priesthood.
Los escritores amateurs, competidores desleales en el mercado, eran enemigos a los que habia que erradicar sin ninguna vacilacion: "[...] la bohonomia directorial acepta juicios de dilettanti, de abominables dilettanti, sobre obras de ciencia o arte.
Tra i sei o settemila ufficiali prigionieri nel lager c'erano professionisti e dilettanti di musica e di canto.
Cio e avvenuto in particolar modo "per letterati, artisti, poeti e romanzieri, drammaturghi e filosofi dilettanti".
(1884), La familia de Sicur (1899) o el Restaurant de las tres clases (1889); parodias dramaticas como I dilettanti (1880) o El novio de Dna.
Non solo, ma Gerberto specifica anche come abbia costruito il suo ma-nuale operando una scelta all'interno di un materiale che si presentava vario e disomogeneo (una conferma indiretta del fatto che di fronte ai suoi occhi non c'era solo l'asciutta esposizione della Geometria I), cosi da offrire una guida sicura a quei simplicioribus, "dilettanti", che sembrano essere i suoi principali interlocutori: "Ad cujus videlicet areae quantitatem investigandam variae, pro diversitate figurarum et theorematum, regulae passim dispersae feruntur, ex quibus aliquas, quas nostri attingere potuit diligentia, quae utiliores videbantur".
Dilettanti; the antic and the antique in eighteenth-century England.
Along with the solfeggi, the 1791 publication included an introduction that is comprised of twenty-one rules "for Students and Dilettanti," as well as a series of "progressive examples." Despite being published in Aprile's name (or, as in this case, Aprili), these rules were taken from Giusto Tenducci's (c.
Comici diprofessione, dilettanti, editoria teatrale nel Seicento: Storia e testi (Roma, 1978), CXLIII.
A final group of little-remembered dilettanti were for the most part less conversant with innovative techniques, less steeped in classical culture, and less certain of correct grammatical usage.
Mesologgi first enters modern European consciousness through incidental mention in writing and documents such as the map made by Kitchen to illustrate Chandler's Travels in Greece or an Account of a Tour Made at the Expense of the Society of Dilettanti, published in 1776 (figure 1).