erudition definition

  • noun:
    • Deep, substantial learning. See Synonyms at knowledge.
    • Profound knowledge, specially that considering learning and grant.
    • The work of instructing; the consequence of thorough instruction; their state of being erudite or discovered; the purchases attained by substantial reading or research; particularly, learning in literature or criticism, as distinct from the sciences; scholarship.
    • Learning; scholarship; understanding attained by study or from books and training; specially, mastering in literature, history, antiquities, and languages, as distinct from knowledge of the mathematical and physical sciences.
    • Synonyms Learning, Scholarship, Lore, etc. See literary works.
    • profound scholarly understanding

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