Scholastic Definition

skə-lăstĭk
adjective
Of schools, colleges, universities, students, teachers, and studies; educational; academic.
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Of or characteristic of scholasticism.
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Pedantic, dogmatic, formal, etc.
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Of secondary schools.
Scholastic football games.
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Alternative capitalization of scholastic.
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noun
A Scholastic philosopher or theologian.
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A student or scholar, esp. in a scholasticate.
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A person who is devoted to logical subtleties and quibblings; pedant.
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A person who favors Scholasticism.
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Other Word Forms of Scholastic

Noun

Singular:
scholastic
Plural:
scholastics

Origin of Scholastic

  • Latin scholasticus from Greek skholastikos learned, studious from skholazein to study from skholē school segh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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