Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of phrontistery in English:
noun (plural phrontisteries)archaic
- I know where I am: in one of the famous Phrontisteries of Law and Justice.
- This brings me to a wider discussion about how universities should stop thinking they are money-making training enterprises, and should rather be phrontisteries that encourage creativity and innovation.
- To the phrontistery flocked some of the nation's leading young libertarians, including Smith and Gaskins.
Early 17th century: from Greek phrontistērion, from phrontistēs 'deep thinker', from phrontizein 'be thoughtful', from phrontis 'thought'.
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