Academic synonyms

ăk'ə-dĕm'ĭk

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(Obsolete) A fellow-collegian; a colleague.
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Academia continues to provide scientific education, despite attempts to turn it into a system of professional schooling.
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Learned, scholarly, with emphasis on knowledge gained from books.
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Resembling or characteristic of a schoolmaster.
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Resembling or characteristic of a schoolmistress.
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Resembling a stereotypical schoolteacher in some way; pedantic, patronising, etc.
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Resembling a teacher or some aspect of one, such as didactic behaviour.
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A room, often in a school, where classes take place
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Being finicky or fastidious, especially with language.
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Concerned primarily with theories rather than practical matters
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Befitting a schoolmaster.
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Of, relating to, or based on a hypothesis:
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The definition of scholarly is something known to have a lot of knowledge or to be accurate, or someone that learns all the time.
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Of or relating to schools; academic:
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The definition of theoretical is something that is based on an assumption or opinion.
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Inclined to read and study; literary; scholarly
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Appropriate to literature rather than everyday writing.
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Expressing inquisitive interest:
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(Now chiefly US) A member (especially a senior one) of the faculty at a college or university; an academic. [from 17th c.]
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Inclined to make conjectures
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Used or intended for teaching or instruction
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Stubbornly holding on to an idea without concern for practicalities or reality.
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Literate (able to read writing in letters).
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Alternative capitalization of platonic (of or relating to the philosophical views of Plato and his successors).
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Of the nature of a postulate.
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(Proper, place, geo) the Academy (see phrase under academy)
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A private secondary or high school
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A traditional event, especially a major sporting event that is held annually:
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An address to an academic meeting or seminar.
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An event with a formal dress code.
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A condition or place, as academia, regarded as isolated or withdrawn from the practical affairs of society
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The process of formal training and instruction at a school; formal education; schooling
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A class held for advanced studies in which students meet regularly to discuss original research, under the guidance of a professor.
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(Mormonism) The second highest office in the Aaronic priesthood, held by priesthood holders of at least the age of 14.
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Resulting from ignorance; foolish; silly.
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Acquired without being taught; natural
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Manifested in or involving practice:
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(--- Biology) Having no divisions or branches; not compound:
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The definition of plain is clearly understood, obvious, simple or not complicated.
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An ignorant and stupid person
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Of or like a university don; specif., intellectual, bookish, pedantic, etc.
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Pedantic; bookish
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Designating or of art abstracted from reality, in which designs or forms may be definite and geometric or fluid and amorphous
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Concerned with theories or hypotheses rather than with practical matters.
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Characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters
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Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
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Characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters
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an educator who works at a college or university
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Dull and boring
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Involving two or more schools.
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