academician, academic, faculty member(adj)
an educator who works at a college or university
associated with academia or an academy
"the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns"
hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result
"an academic discussion"; "an academic question"
academic, donnish, pedantic(adj)
marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
A member of the Academy; a follower of Plato, a Platonist.
A member of an academy, college, or university; an academician.
A person who attends an academy.
One who is academic in practice.
Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; also a scholarly society or organization.
Pertaining to or characteristic of a school.
Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the academic sect or philosophy.
Being scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific.
Conforming to set rules and traditions; conventional; formalistic.
Having an aptitude for study.
Having no practical importance.
To be so scholarly as to be unaware of the outside world.
Theoretical or speculative.
I have always had an academic interest in hacking.
Origin: * First attested in 1588.
alt. of Academical
one holding the philosophy of Socrates and Plato; a Platonist
a member of an academy, college, or university; an academician
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ak-ad-em′ik, n. a Platonic philosopher: a student in a college. [See Academy.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. Of, or pertaining to, fossils; vegetative; parasitic; the opposite of change, viable, evolution. 2. Relating to a society that promotes the love of the static and the immobile. 3. Apish, parrot-like, phonographic.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'academic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2149
Rank popularity for the word 'academic' in Adjectives Frequency: #288
The numerical value of academic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of academic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
To the extent they can, districts and schools are asking more from parents to support academic and non-academic expenses.
A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible 'lifestyles' turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind.
The academic mind can eat away the very basis of its own assurance ... produce contortions when it tries to bend over backward ... allow itself to be dismayed by the picture it has created of relentless historical process.
But when we see an association between maternal higher (blood sugar) in pregnancy and worse offspring academic achievement we cannot say that there is cause and effect, while the authors try to adjust for the effect of parental education on child educational performance, there may be other factors that influence offspring academic achievement.
But when we see an association between maternal higher( blood sugar) in pregnancy and worse offspring academic achievement we can not say that there is cause and effect, while the authors try to adjust for the effect of parental education on child educational performance, there may be other factors that influence offspring academic achievement.
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- acadèmicCatalan, Valencian
- πλατωνιστής, ακαδημαϊκός, θεωρητικός, πλατωνικόςGreek
- teórico, escolar, académicoSpanish
- yliopistollinen, akateeminen, teoreettinen, akateemikkoFinnish
- academiala, akademialaIdo
- 大学, 学問, 学者, 学生, プラトン学派, 大学生, 非現実的, 人文的, プラトン学派の人Japanese
- academisch, academicus, universitairDutch
- akademikarNorwegian Nynorsk
- akademiker, akademiskNorwegian
- irrelevante, teórico, platônico, acadêmicoPortuguese
- academică, academic, universitară, universitarRomanian
- университетский, академическийRussian
- akademisk, akademikerSwedish
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