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scholarship

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of scholarship

  1. the understanding and information gained from being educated the historian's new book displays a remarkable level of scholarship Synonyms of scholarship erudition, knowledge, learnedness, learning, literacy, educationWords Related to scholarship culture, edification, enlightenment; reading; bookishness, pedantryNear Antonyms of scholarship functional illiteracyAntonyms of scholarship ignorance, illiteracy, illiterateness

Synonym Discussion of scholarship

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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