[ er-yoo-dish-uhn, er-oo- ]
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  1. knowledge acquired by study, research, etc.; learning; scholarship.

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, adjective
  • non·er·u·di·tion, noun

Words Nearby erudition Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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