anecdotalist


anecdotalist
anecdote NOUN 1) a short entertaining story about a real incident or person. 2) an account regarded as unreliable or as being hearsay.
DERIVATIVES anecdotal adjective anecdotalist noun anecdotally adverb.
ORIGIN from Greek anekdota 'things unpublished' .

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