Definition of learned
- learned behavior
- a learned response
We had a learned discussion about politics.
the learned professor can speak knowledgeably on a wide array of subjects
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: having or showing a lot of learning, education, or knowledge
—used to describe something that people get or have because of learning or experience
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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