eruditeness
eruditeness er"u*dite`ness ([e^]r"[-u]*d[imac]t`n[e^]s), n. profound knowledge.

Syn: erudition, learnedness, learning, scholarship. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • eruditeness — 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eruditeness — See eruditely. * * * …   Universalium

  • eruditeness — noun profound scholarly knowledge • Syn: ↑erudition, ↑learnedness, ↑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

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

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

  • learnedness — learn ed*ness n. profound knowledge. Syn: eruditeness, erudition, learning, scholarship. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guerau III de Cabrera — (died 1160/1161), also called Guiraut (or Giraut) de Cabreira, was a Catalan nobleman and Occitan troubadour. He was the viscount of Àger and Cabrera from 1145. EnsenhamenGuerau is today most famous for his ensenhamen , a long didactic poem… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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