HyperDic: scholastic

English > 4 senses of the word scholastic / Scholastic:
ADJECTIVEpertscholasticof or relating to schools
pertscholasticof or relating to the philosophical doctrine of scholasticism
NOUNperson scholastic, pedant, bookworma person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
person Scholastica Scholastic philosopher or theologian
scholastic / Scholastic > pronunciation
Soundsskahlae'stihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > scholastic: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to schools.
Example"scholastic year"
Spanishescolar, escolástico
Nounsschoola building where young people receive education
schoolthe process of being formally educated at a school
schoolan educational institution
schoolan educational institution's faculty and students
schoolthe period of instruction in a school
Adverbsscholasticallywith respect to scholastic activities
English > scholastic: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the philosophical doctrine of scholasticism.
Example"scholastic philosophy"
Spanishescolástica, escolástico
NounsScholastica Scholastic philosopher or theologian
Scholasticismthe system of philosophy dominant in medieval Europe
English > scholastic: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit.
Synonymspedant, bookworm
Narrowerpuristsomeone who insists on great precision and correctness (especially in the use of words)
Broaderscholar, scholarly person, bookman, studentA learned person (especially in the humanities)
Spanishescolástico, pedante
Catalanescolàstic, pedant
English > Scholastic: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA Scholastic philosopher or theologian.
BroaderphilosopherA specialist in philosophy
Spanishescolástico
Adjectivesscholasticof or relating to the philosophical doctrine of scholasticism

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