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Synonyms for academic
ˌæk əˈdɛm ɪkaca·dem·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. academician, academic, faculty memberadjective

    an educator who works at a college or university

    academician, schoolman, faculty member

    unscholarly, applied

  2. academicadjective

    associated with academia or an academy

    "the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns"

    donnish, pedantic

    unscholarly, applied

  3. academicadjective

    hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result

    "an academic discussion"; "an academic question"

    donnish, pedantic

    unscholarly, applied

  4. academic, donnish, pedanticadjective

    marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

    donnish, pedantic

    unscholarly, applied

Editors Contribution

  1. scholastic

    Submitted by anonymous on December 15, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. academicadjective

    scholastic, literary, lettered

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  1. Myron Tribus:

    Knowledge without know-how is sterile. We use the word 'academic' in a pejorative sense to identify this limitation.

  2. Drexel University:

    Drexel vigorously supports the right of its faculty members and students to freely express their opinions in the course of academic debate and discussion.

  3. Ruth Patterson:

    In kids, we know breakfast really affects academic performance, and you would think perhaps the same thing would apply to adults.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The vote is a democracy; it doesn't establish notability; it gives power. Factually, the number of votes may give fame; however, it doesn't show notability; whereas, literary, academic, and such figures' reviews establish notability as its precise context.

  5. John Leddy:

    We don’t know for sure what the cause of difficulty with concentration and memory in school is but a common report is that of cognitive intolerance ; that is, students can not do their work for sustained periods of time before becoming very fatigued and thus unable to process new information, academic problems likely reflect an issue of cognitive intolerance due to an inefficient brain after concussion.

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