[ak-uh-dem-i-kuh l]



academicals. academic costume.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of academically

  • We learn first to play with it academically, as the magnet was once a toy.

    Essays, First Series

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Academically, he intended to be wise in Egyptology; humanely, simply one of the guards.

    My Life

    Josiah Flynt

  • He was a soldier, not academically cultivated, and thus a kind of "Philistine."

    The Growth of a Soul

    August Strindberg

  • "I'm not an authority on celestial geography," she said cautiously, academically.

    A Woman's Place

    Mark Irvin Clifton

  • Most people know it, academically, but very few ever give the fact any actual consideration.

    Skylark Three

    Edward Elmer Smith