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
The real low blow is in the official communiqué in which the Swedish academicians justify their choice.Nobel Prize Winner Modiano’s Magical Musical Prose About Paris | Pierre Assouline | October 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Let us rejoice that Swedish academicians, rather better inspired than they have been these last 15 years, have crowned this man.Nobel Prize Winner Modiano’s Magical Musical Prose About Paris | Pierre Assouline | October 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Tuchman was often criticized by academicians for being a self-taught historian with only a BA.
He soon became master of the doctrines of Plato, and distinguished himself among the other academicians.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8 | Various
He was opposed by many of the academicians, and bitterly attacked by Peter Pindar.Art in England | Dutton Cook
Whistler's was a three-storey house, with a garden in front, humble compared with the palaces Academicians were building.The Life of James McNeill Whistler | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Similar threats have been heard in recent years, and the rejected work has stayed out, and the Academicians have stayed in.The Life of James McNeill Whistler | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Carmina opened the catalogue at the first page, and discovered a list of Royal Academicians.Heart and Science | Wilkie Collins
British Dictionary definitions for academician
a member of an academy (sense 1)
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