Adjective "erudite" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈɛrʊdʌɪt/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Having or showing great knowledge or learning.
  1. 'she was very erudite'
  2. 'At the other pole are specialist intellectuals who are involved in erudite discussions with other intellectuals.'
  3. 'The speakers in translation are erudite, witty, informed, expert.'
  4. 'He is erudite, he is intelligent, and he is totally wrong when he comes to interpreting this legislation.'
  5. 'These knowledge filled stories are written and directed by erudite geniuses.'
  6. 'Third, they can be very dynamic and persuasive, even erudite and intellectual.'
  7. 'In this case there have been endless erudite discussions about the advantages or otherwise of the long flowing trace for plaice fishing.'
  8. 'But, such debates could attract only limited number of people and erudite scholars.'
  9. 'The support and services of erudite scholars must be mobilised so that the manuscripts could be brought out in the form of books.'
  10. 'If my memory fails me, no doubt one of your erudite readers will enlighten me.'
  11. 'The era of the erudite, intelligent thriller, it would seem, is upon us.'

Definitions

1. characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly: an erudite professor; an erudite commentary.Synonyms: educated, knowledgeable; wise, sapient.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be erudite into needs."

"people can be erudite."

"discussions can be erudite."

"works can be erudite."

"socialists can be erudite."

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Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin eruditus, past participle of erudire ‘instruct, train’ (based on rudis ‘rude, untrained’).