Dilettantism sentence example

dilettantism
  • With the outbreak of the Seven Years' War, Wilhelmina's interests shifted from dilettantism to diplomacy.
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  • The higher results of artistic training, however, are less marked than a widespread dilettantism.
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  • Brazilian literature has been seriously prejudiced by partisan politics and dilettantism.
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  • The love of science and literature, which animated the son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, frequently took the shape of literary dilettantism.
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  • Yet there were elements of weakness in his character which his short life only half revealed: an impetuosity which made him twice threaten to take his own life; a superstitious vein which impelled him to consult oracles and shrink from bad omens; an amiable dilettantism which led him to travel in Egypt while his enemy was plotting his ruin; a want of nerve and resolution which prevented him from coming to an open rupture with Piso till it was too late.
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  • Philopator was devoted to orgiastic forms of religion and literary dilettantism.
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  • Moroseness and dogmatism are as far from the Pantagruelism of Rabelais as maudlin sentimentality or dilettantism.
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  • The later poetry of the Augus tan age had ended in trifling dilettantism, for the continuance of which the atmosphere of the court was no longer favourable.
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