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rhap·so·dist

 (răp′sə-dĭst)
n.
1. One who uses extravagantly enthusiastic or impassioned language.
2. also rhap·sode (-sōd′) One who recited epic and other poetry, especially professionally, in ancient Greece.
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rhapsodist

(ˈræpsədɪst)
n
1. (Music, other) a person who speaks or writes rhapsodies
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a person who speaks or writes rhapsodies
3. a person who speaks with extravagant enthusiasm
4. (Historical Terms) Also: rhapsode (in ancient Greece) a professional reciter of poetry, esp of Homer
5. (Poetry) Also: rhapsode (in ancient Greece) a professional reciter of poetry, esp of Homer
ˌrhapsoˈdistic adj
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rhap•so•dist

(ˈræp sə dɪst)

n.
1. a person who rhapsodizes.
2. (in ancient Greece) a person who recited epic poetry, esp. professionally.
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According to Kant, system is an integral principle of reason: principle of unity of understanding (knowledge): 'reason cannot permit our knowledge to remain in an unconnected and rhapsodistic state, but requires that the sum of our cognitions should constitute a system' (Kant, 1781/1943, p.