Definitions for Scholasticskəˈlæs tɪk

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. pedant, bookworm, scholastic(noun)

    a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit

  2. Scholastic(adj)

    a Scholastic philosopher or theologian

  3. scholastic(adj)

    of or relating to schools

    "scholastic year"

  4. scholastic(adj)

    of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of scholasticism

    "scholastic philosophy"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. scholastic(Noun)

    a philosopher who works within the tradition of scholasticism

  2. scholastic(Adjective)

    relating to school; academic

  3. scholastic(Adjective)

    relating to the philosophical tradition or school of scholasticism

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Scholastic(adj)

    pertaining to, or suiting, a scholar, a school, or schools; scholarlike; as, scholastic manners or pride; scholastic learning

  2. Scholastic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the schoolmen and divines of the Middle Ages (see Schoolman); as, scholastic divinity or theology; scholastic philosophy

  3. Scholastic(adj)

    hence, characterized by excessive subtilty, or needlessly minute subdivisions; pedantic; formal

  4. Scholastic(noun)

    one who adheres to the method or subtilties of the schools

  5. Scholastic(noun)

    see the Note under Jesuit

  6. Origin: [L. scholasticus, Gr. , fr. to have leisure, to give lectures, to keep a school, from leisure, a lecture, a school: cf. F. scholastique, scolastique. See School.]

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