Definitions for mumpsimus
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mumpsimus
a traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable
"he still holds to the old mumpsimus that a woman's place is in the kitchen"
A person who obstinately adheres to old ways in spite of clear evidence that they are wrong; an ignorant and bigoted opponent of reform.
An obvious error that is obstinately repeated despite correction.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mump′si-mus, n. an error to which one clings after it has been thoroughly exposed. [Corr. of L. sumpsimus, in the mass, by an ignorant priest who refused to correct it.]
The numerical value of mumpsimus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of mumpsimus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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