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Definition of "sophists" [sophists]

  • Plural form of sophist. (noun)

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Use "sophists" in a sentence
  • "The sophists were the intellectual men of an age of _humanism_,"
  • "The chief result of it all was a race of remarkable public orators known as sophists or rhetoricians, wandering academic lecturers on the glories of the past or on commonplaces of philosophy, poetry, and history."
  • "Even in the verses with which the chorus conclude the play it is insisted that the worst crime of the sophists is their insult to the gods."