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Synonyms for literary
ˈlɪt əˌrɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. literary(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of literature

    "literary criticism"

    Antonyms:
    informal, illiterate

  2. literary(adj)

    knowledgeable about literature

    "a literary style"

    Antonyms:
    informal, illiterate

  3. literary(adj)

    appropriate to literature rather than everyday speech or writing

    "when trying to impress someone she spoke in an affected literary style"

    Antonyms:
    illiterate, informal

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. literary

    Synonyms:
    erudite, scholarly, studious

    Antonyms:
    illiterate, unscholarly, unstudious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. literary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    of literature or learning

  2. literary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    learned, lettered, bookish, well-read, book-learned

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    literature, moral, munhak, writing

How to pronounce literary?

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How to say literary in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#968writing
#1769literature
#4904moral
#5153literary
#12616scholarly
#61109erudite
#91526studious

How to use literary in a sentence?

  1. Gaston Bachelard:

    Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.

  2. David Bullock:

    The real conversation we need to have is, is it even a religion ? they think Satan is a literary figure like Dumbo. There’s no church of Dumbo.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    As a criminal law; a thief bears a penalty for its crime; conversely, a literary thief enjoys the profitability of plagiarism-crime as self-exception from its moral-corruption, and humiliation of inner voice and conscience.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Media-pawn or cat reviews the literary tycoon or tiger's level of all dimensions of its vision to surpass it since it shows a trend of media self-vanity. However, at that point, it fails to qualify as standard as a literary tycoon's depth of insight.

  5. Leo C. Rosten:

    Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers.


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