a dish of small pasta shaped like half moons and usually filled with tortellini stuffing: boiled and served in broth or with a sauce.
an additional, fourth name given to a person by the ancient Romans in allusion to some achievement or other circumstance, as “Africanus” in “Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus.”. Compare (def 3). a nickname. Historical Examples Sometimes there was also a fourth name, called the agnomen, added from some illustrious action, or remarkable event. Roman Antiquities, and […]
Shmuel Yosef [shmoo-el-yoh-suh f,, -zuh f] /ˈʃmu ɛlˈyoʊ səf,, -zəf/ (Show IPA), (Samuel Josef Czaczkes) 1888–1970, Israeli novelist and short-story writer, born in Poland: Nobel Prize 1966. noun Shmuel Yosef, real name Samuel Josef Czaczkes. 1888–1970, Israeli novelist, born in Austria-Hungary. His works, which treat contemporary Jewish themes, include The Day Before Yesterday (1945). Nobel […]
partial or total inability to recognize objects by use of the senses. noun (psychol) loss or diminution of the power to recognize familiar objects or people, usually as a result of brain damage agnosia ag·no·sia (āg-nō’zhə) n. Loss of the ability to interpret sensory stimuli, such as sounds or images.
a person who holds that the existence of the ultimate cause, as God, and the essential nature of things are unknown and unknowable, or that human knowledge is limited to experience. Synonyms: disbeliever, nonbeliever, unbeliever; doubter, skeptic, secularist, empiricist; heathen, heretic, infidel, pagan. a person who denies or doubts the possibility of ultimate knowledge in […]