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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ac•a•dem•icˌæk əˈdɛm ɪk(adj.)ac`a•dem′i•cal.

  1. of or pertaining to a school, esp. one for higher education.

    Category: Education

  2. of or pertaining to areas of study that are not primarily vocational or applied, as the humanities or pure mathematics.

    Category: Education

  3. theoretical or hypothetical; not practical or directly useful:

    an academic question.

  4. learned or scholarly but lacking in worldliness, common sense, or practicality.

  5. conforming to set rules, standards, or traditions; conventional:

    academic painting.

  6. (n.)a student or teacher at a college or university.

    Category: Education

  7. a person who is academic in background, attitudes, methods, etc.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Education

  8. academics, academic studies or subjects.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Education

Origin of academic:

1580–90; < L < Gk


Princeton's WordNet

  1. academically(adverb)

    in regard to academic matters

    "academically, this is a good school"


  1. academically(Adverb)

    In an academic style or way.

  2. academically(Adverb)

    In terms of educational achievement.

    academically disadvantaged demographic group

  3. academically(Adverb)

    From an academic perspective.

    Academically, the football team is counter-productive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Academically(adverb)

    in an academical manner

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