eruditely
erudite er"u*dite ([e^]r"[-u]*d[imac]t; 135), a. [L. eruditus, p. p. of erudire to free from rudeness, to polish, instruct; e out + rudis rude: cf. F. ['e]rudit. See {Rude}.] Characterized by extensive reading or knowledge; well instructed; learned. ``A most erudite prince.'' --Sir T. More. ``Erudite . . . theology.'' --I. Taylor. -- {er"u*dite`ly}, adv. -- {er"u*dite`ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • eruditely — adverb In a learned or scholarly manner. Learning was in his blood, for his great grandfather, Sir Robert Jermyn, Bt., had been an anthropologist of note, whilst his great great great grandfather, Sir Wade Jermyn, was one of the earliest… …   Wiktionary

  • eruditely — erudite ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or showing knowledge or learning. DERIVATIVES eruditely adverb erudition noun. ORIGIN Latin eruditus, from erudire instruct, train …   English terms dictionary

  • eruditely — adverb with erudition; in an erudite manner he talked eruditely about Indian mythology • Syn: ↑learnedly • Derived from adjective: ↑learned (for: ↑learnedly), ↑erudite …   Useful english dictionary

  • eruditely — adverb see erudite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eruditely — See erudite. * * * …   Universalium

  • eruditely — adv. in a learned manner, knowledgeably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eruditely — er·u·dite·ly …   English syllables

  • erudite — eruditely, adv. eruditeness, n. /er yoo duyt , er oo /, adj. characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly: an erudite professor; an erudite commentary. [1375 1425; late ME < L eruditus, equiv. to erud (e E + rud unformed, rough, RUDE) + …   Universalium

  • learnedly — adverb with erudition; in an erudite manner he talked eruditely about Indian mythology • Syn: ↑eruditely • Derived from adjective: ↑learned, ↑erudite (for: ↑eruditely) …   Useful english dictionary

  • erudite — adjective Etymology: Middle English erudit, from Latin eruditus, from past participle of erudire to instruct, from e + rudis rude, ignorant Date: 15th century possessing or displaying erudition ; learned < an erudite scholar > • eruditely adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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