opsimath

One who acquires knowledge late in life

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Opsimath — An opsimath can refer to a person who begins, or continues, to study or learn late in life.[1] The word is derived from the Greek οψε (opse), meaning late and μανθανω (manthano), meaning learn .[2] Opsimathy was once frowned upon, used as a put… …   Wikipedia

  • opsimath — noun A person who learns late in life …   Wiktionary

  • opsimath — n. person who start to study or acquires knowledge late in life; late learner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • opsimath — [ ɒpsɪmaθ] noun a person who begins to learn or study only late in life. Origin C19: from Gk opsimathēs, from opse late + the stem math learn …   English new terms dictionary

  • opsimath — op·si·math …   English syllables

  • opsimath — /ˈɒpsimæθ/ (say opseemath) noun a person who acquires learning late in life. {Greek opsimathēs} …   Australian English dictionary

  • opsimath —   n. mature student; late learner …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • opsimath — n. literary a person who learns only late in life. Derivatives: opsimathy n. Etymology: Gk opsimathes f. opse late + math learn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spellbound (2002 film) — Infobox Film name=Spellbound caption=Theatrical release poster amg id=1:264124 imdb id=0334405 website=http://www.spellboundmovie.com/ writer=Jeffrey Blitz starring=Harry Altman Angela Arenivar Ted Brigham April DeGideo Neil Kadakia Nupur Lala… …   Wikipedia

  • op|si|math — «OP suh math», noun. a person who begins to learn or study late in life: »He is what the Greeks called an opsimath; not ignorant, but a laggard in learning (Saturday Review). ╂[< Greek opsimath late in learning < opsé late + manthánein… …   Useful english dictionary

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