psilology

Related to psilology: philology

psilology

- A love of trivial or vacuous talk.
See also related terms for trivial.

psilology

a love of vacuous or trivial talk.
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The conversation is amicable, because the words to be explained are, or sound, rather amusing, like oology (from the "xiTsonga" stone, meaning a description of birds' eggs) or psilology (from the "tsiVenda" stone, meaning vacuous chatter), and leads onto other topics, opening up former strangers to one another--an "infomal 'entente cordiale'," as the sculptor himself explains.(9) The circle of knowledge is intended to end in a circle of acquaintances (10) (Figure 8).