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Scholastic

Scho`las´tic
a.1.Pertaining to, or suiting, a scholar, a school, or schools; scholarlike; as, scholastic manners or pride; scholastic learning.
2.Of or pertaining to the schoolmen and divines of the Middle Ages (see Schoolman); as, scholastic divinity or theology; scholastic philosophy.
3.Hence, characterized by excessive subtilty, or needlessly minute subdivisions; pedantic; formal.
n.1.One who adheres to the method or subtilties of the schools.
2.(R. C. Ch.) See the Note under Jesuit.
Noun1.Scholasticscholastic - a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
Synonyms: bookworm, pedant
2.Scholastic - a Scholastic philosopher or theologian
Adj.1.scholastic - of or relating to schools; "scholastic year"
2.scholastic - of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of scholasticism; "scholastic philosophy"
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