Word of the day: Philomath

I took one of those personality tests today as I needed to write about myself. It turns out that I’m bad about writing about myself so this gave me some filler content to use.


In the results I was identified as a philomath which is a word I had never seen before. The definition is a person who enjoys studying and learning. Not necessarily someone who is greatly knowledgeable in a lot of things which is known as a polymath. They are similar to philosopher but instead of wisdom a philomath focuses on the process of learning.

I’d say that I do enjoy learning new things, to a point. Eventually my curiosity fades and I go ride my bike or something. Apparently it’s not attention deficit disorder it’s philomathery.

Philomath – Wikipedia
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