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mumpsimus

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Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
mumpsimus

Plural
es

mumpsimus (es)
  1. A person who obstinately adheres to old ways in spite of clear evidence that they are wrong; an ignorant and bigoted opponent of reform.
  2. An obvious error that is obstinately repeated despite correction.

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  • The Oxford English Dictionary

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