The Full Wiki

More info on Idée reçue

Idée reçue: Wikis

Advertisements

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

An Idée reçue (pronounced [ide rəˈsy]) is a received, or accepted, idea. This term was used by Gustave Flaubert in his work Le Dictionnaire des idées reçues to refer to a catchphrases and platitudes, most of which are as paradoxical as they are insipid.



Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message