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erudition

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of erudition

  1. the understanding and information gained from being educated <a theologian of impressive erudition but with a down-to-earth manner> Synonyms education, knowledge, learnedness, learning, literacy, scholarshipRelated Words culture, edification, enlightenment; reading; bookishness, pedantryNear Antonyms functional illiteracyAntonyms ignorance, illiteracy, illiterateness




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