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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Of or relating to schools; academic.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of Scholasticism.
  • adj. Adhering rigidly to scholarly methods; pedantic. See Synonyms at pedantic.
  • n. A Scholastic philosopher or theologian.
  • n. A dogmatist; a pedant.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. a member of the medieval philosophical school of scholasticism; a medieval Christian Aristotelian
  • adj. Of or relating to school; academic
  • adj. Of or relating to the philosophical tradition of scholasticism
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Pertaining to, or suiting, a scholar, a school, or schools; scholarlike.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the schoolmen and divines of the Middle Ages (see Schoolman).
  • adj. Hence, characterized by excessive subtilty, or needlessly minute subdivisions; pedantic; formal.
  • n. One who adheres to the method or subtilties of the schools.
  • n. See the Note under Jesuit.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Pertaining to or suiting a scholar, school, or schools; like or characteristic of a scholar: as, a scholastic manner; scholastic phrases.
  • Of, pertaining to, or concerned with schooling or education; educational: as, a scholastic institution; a scholastic appointment.
  • Pertaining to or characteristic of scholasticism or the schoolmen; according to the methods of the Christian Aristotelians of the middle ages. See scholasticism.
  • Coldly intellectual and unemotional; characterized by excessive intellectual subtlety or by punctilious and dogmatic distinctions; formal; pedantic: said especially of the discussion of religious truth.
  • n. A student or studious person; a scholar.
  • n. A schoolman; a Christian Aristotelian; one of those who taught in European schools from the eleventh century to the Reformation, who reposed ultimately upon authority for every philosophical proposition, and who wrote chiefly in the form of disputations, discussing the questions with an almost syllogistic stiffness: opposed to Biblicist.
  • n.
  • n. One who deals with religious questions in the spirit of the medieval scholastics.
  • n. A member of the third grade in the organization of the Jesuits.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. of or relating to schools
  • n. a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
  • adj. of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of scholasticism
  • n. a Scholastic philosopher or theologian
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    schoolman    Jesuit   
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    scholarlike    pedantic    formal    academic   
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