just like Dilettanteism
- Just Like Dilettanteism.
Opposite of reliability. If added to art admiration because it opposed the also intellectual guidelines of conventional style, especially in Rome, 2nd century; in France and The united kingdomt, 18th century. -- L.V.
(n.) identical to Dilettanteism.
Yet there were elements of weakness in his character which his short life only half revealed: an impetuosity which made him twice threaten to take his own life; a superstitious vein which impelled him to consult oracles and shrink from bad omens; an amiable dilettantism which led him to travel in Egypt while his enemy was plotting his ruin; a want of nerve and resolution which prevented him from coming to an open rupture with Piso till it was too late.