mumpsimus mumpsimus


  • (n) a traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable


  • You may know that a moirologist is a professional mourner, that an anthracomancer tells fortunes by means of burning coals, and that a mumpsimus is someone who refuses to correct .
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