scholiastic
adjective see scholiast

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Scholiastic — Scho li*as tic, a. Of or pertaining to a scholiast, or his pursuits. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scholiastic — adjective of or relating to a scholiast …   Wiktionary

  • scholiastic — scho·li·as·tic …   English syllables

  • scholiastic — adjective see scholiast …   Useful english dictionary

  • scholiast — scholiastic, adj. /skoh lee ast /, n. 1. an ancient commentator on the classics. 2. a person who writes scholia. [1575 85; < Gk scholiastés. See SCHOLIUM, IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • Athanasia — Ath a*na si*a, Athanasy A*than a*sy, n. [NL. athanasia, fr. Gr. ?; ? priv. + ? death.] The quality of being deathless; immortality. [1913 Webster] Is not a scholiastic athanasy better than none? Lowell. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Athanasy — Athanasia Ath a*na si*a, Athanasy A*than a*sy, n. [NL. athanasia, fr. Gr. ?; ? priv. + ? death.] The quality of being deathless; immortality. [1913 Webster] Is not a scholiastic athanasy better than none? Lowell. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scholiast — noun Etymology: Middle Greek scholiastēs, from scholiazein to write scholia on, from Greek scholion Date: 1583 a maker of scholia ; commentator, annotator • scholiastic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • critical — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, abstruse, accurate, acute, alarming, allegorizing, annotative, appreciative, arduous, attentive, bad, basic, belittling, brutal, captious, carping, caviling, censorious, charged, choicy, choosy, clamorous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • demonstrative — Synonyms and related words: Christophanic, Satanophanic, accessible, adoring, affectional, affectionate, affective, allegorizing, angelophanic, annotative, apodictic, appearing, approachable, candid, clarifying, communicative, conjugal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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