erudite
[ er-yoo-dahyt, er-oo-dahyt ]
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Part of Speechadjective
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English, from Latin ērudītus
Synonyms
  • knowledgeable
  • literate
  • scholarly
  • brainy
  • cultivated
  • educated
  • in the know
  • into
  • learned
  • lettered
  • savvy
  • scholastic
  • studious
  • well-read
  • wise up
Antonyms
  • uneducated
  • common
  • ignorant
  • uncultured
Definition
characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly
Example
The erudite student graduated at the top of his class.
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