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academical

[ak-uh-dem-i-kuh l]
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adjective
  1. academic.
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noun
  1. academicals. academic costume.
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Origin of academical

First recorded in 1580–90; academic + -al1
Related formsac·a·dem·i·cal·ly, adverbin·ter·ac·a·dem·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·ac·a·dem·i·cal, adjectivenon·ac·a·dem·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·ac·a·dem·i·cal·ness, nounpseu·do·ac·a·dem·i·cal·ly, adverbqua·si-ac·a·dem·i·cal·ly, adverbsem·i·ac·a·dem·i·cal, adjectivesem·i·ac·a·dem·i·cal·ly, adverbsub·ac·a·dem·i·cal, adjectivesub·ac·a·dem·i·cal·ly, adverbun·ac·a·dem·i·cal, adjectiveun·ac·a·dem·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • But he had now been dismissed from it, not by academical, but by political agencies.

    The Grand Old Man

    Richard B. Cook

  • No echo of the German ultimatum to Russia penetrated that academical peace.

  • That is the result of academical work, in the hands of a vulgar person.

  • In his academical studies he was either not diligent or not happy.

  • Entering Oxford, he became absorbed in its academical shades.