erudition


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er·u·di·tion

 (ĕr′yə-dĭsh′ən, ĕr′ə-)
n.
Deep, extensive learning. See Synonyms at knowledge.

er•u•di•tion

(ˌɛr yʊˈdɪʃ ən, ˌɛr ʊ-)

n.
knowledge acquired by study, research, etc.; learning; scholarship.
syn: See learning.

Erudition

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.erudition - profound scholarly knowledge
education - knowledge acquired by learning and instruction; "it was clear that he had a very broad education"
letters - scholarly attainment; "he is a man of letters"

erudition

noun learning, education, knowledge, scholarship, letters, lore, academic knowledge a writer who displays an impressive level of erudition

erudition

noun
Known facts, ideas, and skill that have been imparted:
Translations
ерудиция
oppineisuus
műveltségtanultság
erudycja

erudition

[ˌerʊˈdɪʃən] Nerudición f

erudition

[ˌɛrʊˈdɪʃən] nérudition f

erudition

nGelehrsamkeit f; a work of great eruditionein sehr gelehrtes Werk

erudition

[ˌɛruˈdɪʃn] nerudizione f
References in classic literature ?
This learned dissertator, however valuable for his industry and erudition, is yet more to be esteemed for having dared so freely in the midst of France to declare his disapprobation of the Patriarch Oviedo's sanguinary zeal, who was continually importuning the Portuguese to beat up their drums for missionaries, who might preach the gospel with swords in their hands, and propagate by desolation and slaughter the true worship of the God of Peace.
This gift Jenny had a good deal improved by erudition.
They, like himself, had been bred in the studious cloisters of a university, and were supposed to possess all the erudition which mankind has hoarded up from age to age.
Thoroughly Educated upon my cards; for my greatest pride lies in the fact that the world cannot produce another Woggle-Bug with a tenth part of my own culture and erudition.
The count's tutor, a man of the world and a bon vivant, up to his eyes in learning, as his pupil described him, often recalled the profound erudition, the witty and caustic satire of Athos to Raoul; but as regarded grace, delicacy, and nobility of external appearance, no one in these points was to be compared to the Comte de la Fere.
La Fontaine, however, was declared conqueror, on account of his profound erudition and his irrefragable logic.
Here the pale clergyman piled up his library, rich with parchment-bound folios of the Fathers, and the lore of Rabbis, and monkish erudition, of which the Protestant divines, even while they vilified and decried that class of writers, were yet constrained often to avail themselves.
Another book I have which I call 'The Supplement to Polydore Vergil,' which treats of the invention of things, and is a work of great erudition and research, for I establish and elucidate elegantly some things of great importance which Polydore omitted to mention.
Gringoire, without exactly understanding what the connection could be between his address and this question, was not sorry to display his erudition.
When he discovered the arrangement of words in alphabetical order he delighted in searching for and finding the combinations with which he was familiar, and the words which followed them, their definitions, led him still further into the mazes of erudition.
Casaubon, and if it had not been for the sense of obligation, would have laughed at him as a Bat of erudition.
Fully assured in his own mind that his daughter had been picked up by a passing steamer, he gave over the last vestige of apprehension concerning her welfare, and devoted his giant intellect solely to the consideration of those momentous and abstruse scientific problems which he considered the only proper food for thought in one of his erudition.