Learnedness
Learned Learn"ed (l[~e]rn"[e^]d), a. Of or pertaining to learning; possessing, or characterized by, learning, esp. scholastic learning; erudite; well-informed; as, a learned scholar, writer, or lawyer; a learned book; a learned theory. [1913 Webster]

The learnedlover lost no time. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Men of much reading are greatly learned, but may be little knowing. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

Words of learned length and thundering sound. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

{The learned}, learned men; men of erudition; scholars. -- {Learn"ed*ly}, adv. {Learn"ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Every coxcomb swears as learnedly as they. --Swift. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • learnedness — learned ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or characterized by much knowledge acquired by study. DERIVATIVES learnedly adverb learnedness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • learnedness — noun see learned …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • learnedness — See learnedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • learnedness — n. knowledge, education …   English contemporary dictionary

  • learnedness — learned·ness …   English syllables

  • learnedness — noun profound scholarly knowledge • Syn: ↑eruditeness, ↑erudition, ↑learning, ↑scholarship, ↑encyclopedism, ↑encyclopaedism • Derivationally related forms: ↑encyclopaedist ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • encyclopaedism — n. (also encyclopedism) encyclopaedic learning. * * * noun profound scholarly knowledge • Syn: ↑eruditeness, ↑erudition, ↑learnedness, ↑learning, ↑scholarship, ↑encyclopedism …   Useful english dictionary

  • encyclopedism — noun profound scholarly knowledge • Syn: ↑eruditeness, ↑erudition, ↑learnedness, ↑learning, ↑scholarship, ↑encyclopaedism • Derivationally related forms: ↑encyclopaedist ( …   Useful english dictionary

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