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Re: Meaning of phrase - to take ostrich view

Posted by Fred on March 31, 2005

In Reply to: Meaning of phrase - to take ostrich view posted by B Ramanand on March 31, 2005

: Does this phrase have a meaning ? Does it mean to look down upon others or does it mean taking a attitude of superiority? Can anyone email me please
: thanks

According to Webster, 'ostrichism' is 'the deliberate avoidance or ignorance of conditions as they exist.' (It is said that ostriches hide their heads so they won't be seen.)