The body of justified beliefs that consists of facts we learn from our own direct observations and facts we learn from others.
A person who, through training, education, or experience, has special knowledge or ability in a subject.
The process of omitting or de-emphasizing features in a description of a person, thing, or event, when the person doing the describing does not think those features are important. The result can be a distorted description.
the process of exaggerating those points that a speaker thinks are important when he or she is describing some person, thing, or event. the result can be a distorted description.