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erudite

adjective

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  1. 1 having or displaying advanced knowledge or education the most erudite people in medical research attended the conference an erudite lecture on the latest discoveries in astronomy Synonyms of erudite educated, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, literate, scholarly, well-readWords Related to erudite civilized, cultivated, cultured; cerebral, highbrow, highbrowed, intellectual; polished, refined, well-bred; academic (also academical), bookish, didactic, didactical, inkhorn, pedantic, professorial; informed, instructed, schooled, skilled, trained; homeschooled, self-educated, self-instructed, self-taught; briefed, enlightened, informed, versed; overeducated, polyhistoric, polymath (or polymathic)Near Antonyms of erudite uncivilized, uncultivated, uncultured; lowbrow, semiliterate, unintellectual; ill-bred, unpolished, unrefined; uninformed, unknowledgeable; uninstructed, unschooled, untaught, untutored; semiliterate, undereducatedAntonyms of erudite benighted, dark, ignorant, illiterate, uneducated, unlearned, unlettered, unscholarly

  2. 2 suggestive of the vocabulary used in books the erudite language of a textbook on philosophy Synonyms of erudite bookish, learned, literaryWords Related to erudite academic (also academical), donnish, inkhorn, pedantic, scholastic; belletristic (also belle-lettristic); highbrow, highbrowed, intellectual; educated, schooled; elevated, eloquent, formal, high-flown, lofty, majestic, stately, towering; bombastic, declamatory, florid, flowery, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin), pompous, stiltedNear Antonyms of erudite chatty, conversational; familiar, informal; slangy; illiterateAntonyms of erudite colloquial, nonliterary, unbookish

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