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  1. A person who lacks appreciation of art or culture.
    • 2005, w:Plato, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. w:Stephanus pagination, 259d.
    • : trying to separate everything from everything else is not just poor taste but is the mark of a total and someone with no feeling for philosophy.
      1. A person whose material means exceed his/her cultural and/or spiritual level.
      2. An ignorant person.
      3. A person from ancient Philistia.

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