Definition of omphaloskepsis in English:

omphaloskepsis

(also omphaloscepsis)

Pronunciation /ˌɒmfələ(ʊ)ˈskɛpsɪs/ /ˌɒmf(ə)lə(ʊ)ˈskɛpsɪs/

noun

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Aldous Huxley (1894–1963), writer. From omphalo- + ancient Greek σκέψις inquiry.