erudite | erudition

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Meaning(s)

displaying knowledge

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erudite - wise

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‘Erudite’ is a formal word used to describe somebody or something displaying a high degree of learning or knowledge. While most frequently used in relation to a highly knowledgeable person, it can also be used to express something, such as a book or style of writing, that is learned and cultured.

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Synonyms learned,scholarly,enlightened
Antonyms ignorant

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  1. It was a highly erudite book, which made it an informative and intellectually stimulating read.

  2. Our erudite editor at the newspaper is great at seeing how a story can be improved and is a fountain of knowledge.

  3. Michael was known for his erudition and teaching skills, which made him a favorite with the students at the school.

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