A scientist is an example of someone who would be described as conversant in physics.
Origin of conversantMiddle English conversaunt from Old French conversant from Classical Latin conversans, present participle of conversari: see converse
Origin of conversantMiddle English conversaunt associated with from Old French conversant present participle of converser to associate with from Latin conversārī ; see converse 1.
(comparative more conversant, superlative most conversant)
- generally used with with, sometimes with in
- One who converses with another.
From Old French conversant, present participle of converser