Erudition meaning

ĕryə-dĭshən, ĕrə-
Erudition is defined as the knowledge of an expert in a subject gained through reading and study.

A professor who is a renowned expert in his field and who publishes an extremely well-respected thesis is an example of someone who writes with erudition.

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Deep, extensive learning.
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Learning acquired by reading and study; scholarship.
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Profound knowledge, especially that based on learning and scholarship.
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Origin of erudition

  • From Latin eruditio (“an instructing, learning, erudition”), from erudire (“to instruct, educate, cultivate”, literally “free from rudeness”), from e (“out”) + rudis (“rude”).

    From Wiktionary