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scholastic

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Adjective, Noun
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scho=las=tic

CIDE DICTIONARY

scholastica. [L. scholasticus, Gr. , fr. to have leisure, to give lectures, to keep a school, from leisure, a lecture, a school: cf. F. scholastique, scolastique. See School.].
  •  Pertaining to, or suiting, a scholar, a school, or schools; scholarlike; as, scholastic manners or pride; scholastic learning.  Sir K. Digby.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Of or pertaining to the schoolmen and divines of the Middle Ages (see Schoolman); as, scholastic divinity or theology; scholastic philosophy.  Locke.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, characterized by excessive subtilty, or needlessly minute subdivisions; pedantic; formal.  [1913 Webster]
scholasticn. 
  •  One who adheres to the method or subtilties of the schools.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  See the Note under Jesuit.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scholastic, adj. & n.
--adj.
1 of or concerning universities, schools, education, teachers, etc.
2 pedantic; formal (shows scholastic precision).
3 Philos. hist. of, resembling, or concerning the schoolmen, esp. in dealing with logical subtleties.
--n.
1 a student.
2 Philos. hist. a schoolman.
3 a theologian of scholastic tendencies.
4 RC Ch. a member of any of several religious orders, who is between the novitiate and the priesthood.

Derivative
scholastically adv. scholasticism n.
Etymology
L scholasticus f. Gk skholastikos studious f. skholazo be at leisure, formed as SCHOOL

THESAURUS

scholastic

Cyrenaic, Eleatic, Epicurean, Megarian, Stoic, abstruse, academic, academician, animist, animistic, atomistic, bibliophagic, bluestocking, book-fed, book-learned, book-loving, book-minded, book-read, book-wise, bookish, bookman, booky, canonist, civilized, classicist, classroom, clerk, collegiate, colossus of knowledge, conversant, cosmotheistic, cross-disciplinary, cultivated, cultured, deep, devoted to studies, diligent, divine, divinity student, donnish, dryasdust, eclectic, educated, empirical, encyclopedic, erudite, eudaemonistic, existential, extramural, formal, genius, giant of learning, graduate, graduate-professional, hedonic, hedonist, hedonistic, humanist, humanistic, idealistic, inkhorn, instrumentalist, interdisciplinary, interscholastic, intramural, learned, learned clerk, learned man, lettered, literary, literary man, literate, litterateur, lover of learning, man of learning, man of letters, mandarin, mastermind, materialistic, mechanistic, metaphysical, mine of information, monistic, naturalistic, nominalist, owlish, panlogistical, pansophic, pantheistic, pedagogical, pedantic, philologist, philologue, philomath, philosophe, philosopher, polyhistor, polyhistoric, polymath, polymathic, positivist, positivistic, postgraduate, pragmatic, pragmatist, preschool, professional, professorial, profound, pundit, rabbinic, rationalistic, realist, realistic, savant, scholar, scholarly, school, schoolish, schoolman, sensationalistic, student, studious, syncretistic, theistic, theologian, theological, theologician, theologist, theologizer, theologue, transcendentalist, transcendentalistic, university, utilitarian, versed, vitalistic, voluntarist, voluntaristic, walking encyclopedia, wise

ROGET THESAURUS

scholastic

Theology

N theology (natural and revealed), theogony, theosophy, divinity, hagiology, hagiography, Caucasian mystery, monotheism, religion, religious persuasion, religious sect, religious denomination, creed, article of faith, declaration of faith, profession of faith, confession of faith, theologue, theologian, scholastic, divine, schoolman, canonist, theologist, the Fathers, theological, religious, denominational, sectarian.

Knowledge

N knowledge, cognizance, cognition, cognoscence, acquaintance, experience, ken, privity, insight, familiarity, comprehension, apprehension, recognition, appreciation, intuition, conscience, consciousness, perception, precognition, acroamatics, light, enlightenment, glimpse, inkling, glimmer, glimmering, dawn, scent, suspicion, impression, discovery, system of knowledge, body of knowledge, science, philosophy, pansophy, acroama, theory, aetiology, etiology, circle of the sciences, pandect, doctrine, body of doctrine, cyclopedia, encyclopedia, school, tree of knowledge, republic of letters, erudition, learning, lore, scholarship, reading, letters, literature, book madness, book learning, bookishness, bibliomania, bibliolatry, information, general information, store of knowledge, education, culture, menticulture, attainments, acquirements, acquisitions, accomplishments, proficiency, practical knowledge, liberal education, dilettantism, rudiments, deep knowledge, profound knowledge, solid knowledge, accurate knowledge, acroatic knowledge, acroamatic knowledge, vast knowledge, extensive knowledge, encyclopedic knowledge, encyclopedic learning, omniscience, pantology, march of intellect, progress of science, advance of science, advance of learning, schoolmaster abroad, scholar, knowing, cognitive, acroamatic, aware of, cognizant of, conscious of, acquainted with, made acquainted with, privy to, no stranger to, au fait with, au courant, in the secret, up to, alive to, behind the scenes, behind the curtain, let into, apprized of, informed of, undeceived, proficient with, versed with, read with, forward with, strong with, at home in, conversant with, familiar with, erudite, instructed, leaned, lettered, educated, well conned, well informed, well read, well grounded, well educated, enlightened, shrewd, savant, blue, bookish, scholastic, solid, profound, deep-read, book- learned, accomplished, omniscient, self-taught, known, ascertained, well-known, recognized, received, notorious, noted, proverbial, familiar, familiar as household words, familiar to every schoolboy, hackneyed, trite, trivial, commonplace, cognoscible, cognizable, to one's knowledge, to the best of one's knowledge, one's eyes being opened, ompredre tout c'est tout pardonner, to know all is to pardon all, empta dolore docet experientia, gnothi seauton, half our knowledge we must snatch not take, Jahre lehren mehr als Bucher, years teach more than books, knowledge comes but wisdom lingers, knowledge is power, les affaires font les hommes, nec scire fas est omnia, the amassed thought and experience of innumerable, was ich nicht weiss macht mich nicht heiss.

Teaching

N teaching, instruction, edification, education, tuition, tutorage, tutelage, direction, guidance, opsimathy, qualification, preparation, training, schooling, discipline, excitation, drill, practice, book exercise, persuasion, proselytism, propagandism, propaganda, indoctrination, inculcation, inoculation, advise, explanation, lesson, lecture, sermon, apologue, parable, discourse, prolection, preachment, chalk talk, Chautauqua, exercise, task, curriculum, course, course of study, grammar, three R's, initiation, A, B, C, elementary education, primary education, secondary education, technical education, college education, collegiate education, military education, university education, liberal education, classical education, religious education, denominational education, moral education, secular education, propaedeutics, moral tuition, gymnastics, calisthenics, physical drill, physical education, sloyd, phonics, rote, rote memorization, brute memory, cooperative learning, Montessori method, ungraded classes, test, examination, exam, final exam, mid-term exam grade, score, marks, A, B, C, D, E, F, gentleman's C, pass, fail, incomplete, homework, take-home lesson, exercise for the student, theme, project, teaching, taught, educational, scholastic, academic, doctrinal, disciplinal, instructive, instructional, didactic, propaedeutic, propaedeutical, the schoolmaster abroad, a bovi majori disscit arare minor, adeo in teneris consuecere multum est, docendo discimus, quaenocent docent, qui docet discit, sermons in stones and good in everything.

Learning

N learning, acquisition of knowledge &c, acquisition of skill, acquirement, attainment, edification, scholarship, erudition, acquired knowledge, lore, wide information, self-instruction, study, reading, perusal, inquiry, apprenticeship, prenticeship, pupilage, pupilarity, tutelage, novitiate, matriculation, docility, aptitude, studious, scholastic, scholarly, teachable, docile, apt &c, industrious, at one's books, in statu pupillari, a lumber-house of books in every head, ancora imparo!, hold high converse with the mighty dead, lash'd into Latin by the tingling rod.

School

N school, academy, university, alma mater, college, seminary, Lyceum, institute, institution, palaestra, Gymnasium, class, seminar, day school, boarding school, preparatory school, primary school, infant school, dame's school, grammar school, middle class school, Board school, denominational school, National school, British and Foreign school, collegiate school, art school, continuation school, convent school, County Council school, government school, grant-in-aid school, high school, higher grade school, military school, missionary school, naval school, naval academy, state-aided school, technical school, voluntary school, school, school of art, kindergarten, nursery, creche, reformatory, pulpit, lectern, soap box desk, reading desk, ambo, lecture room, theater, auditorium, amphitheater, forum, state, rostrum, platform, hustings, tribune, school book, horn book, text book, grammar, primer, abecedary, rudiments, manual, vade mecum, encyclopedia, cyclopedia, Lindley Murray, Cocker, dictionary, lexicon, professorship, lectureship, readership, fellowship, tutorship, chair, School Board Council of Education, Board of Education, Board of Studies, Prefect of Studies, Textbook Committee, propaganda, scholastic, academic, collegiate, educational, ex cathedra.


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