What does scholastic mean?

Definitions for scholastic
skəˈlæs tɪkscholas·tic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word scholastic.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  1. Scholastic(adj)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Scholastic(adj)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Scholastic(adj)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. Scholastic(noun)

    one who adheres to the method or subtilties of the schools

    Etymology: [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.]

  5. Scholastic(noun)

    see the Note under Jesuit

    Etymology: [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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How to say scholastic in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scholastic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scholastic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of scholastic in a Sentence

  1. John McCain:

    There is recent progress in Iraq. Three-thousand U.S.-trained and equipped Iraqi forces are among those who have encircled Ramadi and are poised for an operation to retake the city from ISIS. Shipments of U.S. weapons are finally arriving to fighters in a timely fashion. But while Defense Ash Carter has not ruled out the use of forward air controllers, Defense Ash Carter said : I talked about that with our commanders … here. They have not recommended us taking that step at this time. Critics in Washington, like Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., have excoriated commanders for not recommending them. Obviously ISIS is winning in Iraq and for you not to be in favor of us having forward air controllers on the ground in some scholastic answer, you know full well as I do -- forward air controllers make the difference.

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