Associations to the word «Scholastic»

Wiktionary

SCHOLASTIC, noun. (philosophy) a member of the medieval philosophical school of scholasticism; a medieval Christian Aristotelian
SCHOLASTIC, adjective. Of or relating to school; academic
SCHOLASTIC, adjective. (philosophy) Of or relating to the philosophical tradition of scholasticism
SCHOLASTIC, adjective. Characterized by excessive subtlety, or needlessly minute subdivisions; pedantic; formal.
SCHOLASTIC, noun. Alternative letter-case form of scholastic
SCHOLASTIC, adjective. Alternative letter-case form of scholastic

Dictionary definition

SCHOLASTIC, noun. A person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit.
SCHOLASTIC, noun. A Scholastic philosopher or theologian.
SCHOLASTIC, adjective. Of or relating to schools; "scholastic year".
SCHOLASTIC, adjective. Of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of scholasticism; "scholastic philosophy".

Wise words

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