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Origin of erudition
Examples from the Web for erudition
As you can see, there is plenty of erudition to go with the laughs.
But he shares with Foster Wallace a gift for exactitude, erudition, and moral concern.Charles D’Ambrosio’s X-Ray Vision Is On Full Display In His New Essay Collection.|Steve Almond|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Iyer employs a terrific combination of erudition and absurdity that calls to mind the great postmodernists.Lars Iyer’s ‘Wittgenstein Jr.’ Plumbs the Deep Fun of Philosophical Fiction|Drew Smith|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Anderson carries his erudition lightly, but there's enough scholarship there to make an academic proud.T.E. Lawrence Rides Again in Scott Anderson’s New History|Melik Kaylan|August 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I respect Rabbi Yosef's erudition and his brave and sometimes iconoclastic halakhic (Jewish legal) writings.
Erudition was worthily represented there, and there was every probability of justice.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
When one is hungering for erudition, to be offered compliments!The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
The men appreciated that, although they were proud of his erudition and books.The Black Opal|Katharine Susannah Prichard
He then makes vague and fearful insinuations about my grammar and my erudition.Miscellanies|Oscar Wilde
Thus, the priesthood were respected both for their office and for their erudition.An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800|Mary Frances Cusack
c.1400, "instruction, education," from Latin eruditionem (nominative eruditio) "an instructing," noun of action from past participle stem of erudire (see erudite). Meaning "learning, scholarship" is from 1520s.