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From (the stem of) Latin Pyrrhō +‎ -ism, after Middle French pyrrhonisme.

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Pyrrhonism (countable and uncountable, plural Pyrrhonisms)

  1. The system of skeptical philosophy established by Pyrrho of Elis, centred on the idea that nothing can be known for certain; widespread skepticism, universal doubt. [from 17th c.]