Scholastic meaning

skə-lăstĭk
Overly subtle or pedantic.
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A Scholastic philosopher or theologian.
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A student or scholar, esp. in a scholasticate.
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Of or relating to schools; academic.

Scholastic accomplishment.

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Of, relating to, or characteristic of Scholasticism.
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A dogmatist or pedant.
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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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A person who is devoted to logical subtleties and quibblings; pedant.
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A person who favors Scholasticism.
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(philosophy) A member of the medieval philosophical school of scholasticism; a medieval Christian Aristotelian.
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Of or relating to school; academic.
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(philosophy) Of or relating to the philosophical tradition of scholasticism.

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Characterized by excessive subtilty, or needlessly minute subdivisions; pedantic; formal.
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Alternative capitalization of scholastic.
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Alternative capitalization of scholastic.
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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