Pronunciation of Erudite
/ˈɛɹuːdˌa͡ɪt/, /ˈɛɹuːdˌaɪt/, /ˈɛ_ɹ_uː_d_ˌaɪ_t/
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Other synonyms and related words:
perspicacious, intellectual, genius, sharp, knowledgeable, worldly, sagacious, smart, intelligent, brainy, canny, cogent, Comprehending, bright, capable, clever, wise, knowing, profound, brilliant, astute, gifted, encyclopedic, sophisticated.
well-educated, cultured (adjective)
Usage examples for erudite:
- What is more, when I read, say, the fantastic discourses on the pictures of Poussin delivered by the Academicians of 1667, I feel certain that some of these erudite old gentlemen had, in fact, much the same sort of enthusiasm, stirred by the monumental qualities of his design and the sober glory of his colours, that I have myself. - "Since Cézanne", Clive Bell.
- As a scholar he was ingenious, if not very erudite or deep. - "Matthew Arnold", George Saintsbury.
- On the way he collected nine erudite friends. - "H. R.", Edwin Lefevre.