Erudition - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌeruˈdɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word erudition
Brit.  |ˌɛrʊˈdɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word erudition

noun

- profound scholarly knowledge (syn: encyclopaedism, encyclopedism, eruditeness, learnedness, learning, scholarship)

Examples

...a theologian of impressive erudition but with a down-to-earth manner...

Frye's wit was concise and dry, his erudition compendious.

...an Oxford don who was long on erudition but a little short on everyday nous...

He liked to display his erudition.

The spirit of scholastic erudition insinuated itself into Italian literature.

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