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ivory-tower

adjective

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very learned or educated but inexperienced in practical matters
  • a large public university that needs as its president not some ivory-tower intellectual but a skilled administrator

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The first known use of ivory-tower was in 1894

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“Ivory-tower.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ivory-tower. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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