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Definition of the noun adoxography

What does adoxography mean as a name of something?


  1. fine writing in praise of trivial or base subjects
    • examples: Elizabethan schoolboys were taught adoxography, the art of eruditely praising worthless things | adoxography is particularly useful to lawyers
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: authorship / composition / penning / writing = the act of creating written works

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Useless Information (2007)

by William Hartston

TRIVIA If you wish to praise this book, the word you seek may well be “ adoxography”—fine writing on a trivial subject. SNOW TROUSERS In October 1812, St. John's and Trinity Colleges in Cambridge issued orders that students appearing in ...

Google previewShort Dictionary of Classical Word Origins (1957)

by Harry E. Wedeck

Adoxography: Writing cleverly on a low or trifling theme. From two Greek words meaning inglorious writing. Aegis: Protection: sponsorship: auspices. In Greek mythology, the aegis was the emblem of Zeus.

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

adoxography adp adenosine diphosphate; advanced data processing; advanced development products; airborne data processor; ...

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Adoxography Meaning

Video shows what adoxography means. Fine writing on a minor or trivial subject.. Adoxography Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...

Scrabble value of A1D2O1X8O1G2R1A1P3H4Y4

The value of this 11-letter word is 28 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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