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learning

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of learning

  1. the understanding and information gained from being educated the learning that you get from books is just as important as the experience you get from life Synonyms of learning erudition, knowledge, learnedness, education, literacy, scholarshipWords Related to learning culture, edification, enlightenment; reading; bookishness, pedantryNear Antonyms of learning functional illiteracyAntonyms of learning ignorance, illiteracy, illiterateness

Synonym Discussion of learning

knowledge, learning, erudition, scholarship mean what is or can be known by an individual or by humankind. knowledge applies to facts or ideas acquired by study, investigation, observation, or experience.
    • rich in the knowledge of human nature
learning applies to knowledge acquired especially through formal, often advanced, schooling.
    • a book that demonstrates vast learning
erudition strongly implies the acquiring of profound, recondite, or bookish learning.
    • an erudition unusual even in a scholar
scholarship implies the possession of learning characteristic of the advanced scholar in a specialized field of study or investigation.
    • a work of first-rate literary scholarship

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