a member of an association or institution for the advancement of arts, sciences, or letters.
a follower or promoter of the traditional trends in philosophy, art, or literature: Reforms were instituted over the protests of the academicians.
- non·a·cad·e·mi·cian, noun
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How to use academician in a sentence
This might not have won the out-loud approval of Ingres, the avid academician, but I think his eyes would have understood.
He needs to display a level of skill that brings him closer to an American sign-painter than to a French academician.
Here the pantry imitated the parlor, for the academician's mistress was the great lady herself.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
With our illustrious academician's leave, this is by no means the state of the question.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
I very much admire your efforts that way; you are our only academician.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for academician
a member of an academy (sense 1)
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