erudition

[ er-yoo-dish-uhn, er-oo- ]
/ ˌɛr yʊˈdɪʃ ən, ˌɛr ʊ- /

noun

knowledge acquired by study, research, etc.; learning; scholarship.

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Origin of erudition

First recorded in1350–1400; Middle English, from Latin ērudītiōn- (stem of ērudītiō ) “an instruction.” See erudite, -ion

synonym study for erudition

See learning.

OTHER WORDS FROM erudition

er·u·di·tion·al, adjectivenon·er·u·di·tion, noun
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