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Definition of "erudition" []

  • Deep, extensive learning. See Synonyms at knowledge. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "erudition" in a sentence
  • "Sometimes the aformentioned erudition is daunting -- I know I'm missing some aspects ..."
  • "For people so skilled in erudition, none of them seem to really be able to articulate why any of this activity is important to them."
  • "The erudition is dexterously deployed, with a heartening leaven of demotic obscenity."