Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dilettante

1 sense of dilettante

Sense 1
dabbler, dilettante, sciolist -- (an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge)
       => amateur -- (someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime)

Antonyms of adj dilettante

1 sense of dilettante

Sense 1
dilettante, dilettantish, dilettanteish, sciolistic -- (showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish; "his dilettantish efforts at painting")

INDIRECT (VIA superficial) -> profound -- (showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret")

Similarity of adj dilettante

1 sense of dilettante

Sense 1
dilettante, dilettantish, dilettanteish, sciolistic -- (showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish; "his dilettantish efforts at painting")
       => superficial (vs. profound) -- (concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences")

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