unacademic

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adjective un·ac·a·dem·ic \ˌən-ˌa-kə-ˈde-mik\

Definition of unacademic

  1. :  not academic: such asa :  not relating to schools and formal education unacademic pursuitsb :  not having or showing an interest in or an aptitude for academic studies … secondary art schools for bright but unacademic youths … — Ray Olson

unacademically

play \ˌən-ˌa-kə-ˈde-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1844

First Known Use of unacademic

1844


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