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Synonyms for literary
ˈlɪt əˌrɛr ilit·er·a·ry

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. literary

    Synonyms:
    erudite, scholarly, studious

    Antonyms:
    illiterate, unscholarly, unstudious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. literaryadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of literature

    "literary criticism"

    Antonyms:
    informal, illiterate

  2. literaryadjective

    knowledgeable about literature

    "a literary style"

    Antonyms:
    informal, illiterate

  3. literaryadjective

    appropriate to literature rather than everyday speech or writing

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

    Antonyms:
    illiterate, informal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. literaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    of literature or learning

  2. literaryadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "literary":

    literature, moral, munhak, writing

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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. Cat Ellington:

    The style in which I express myself, poetically, is one of appreciable literary inspiration.

  2. Ignazio Silone, The God That Failed (1950):

    Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority--literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.

  3. Armando Iannucci:

    There's so much of a debate at the moment about what Britain is and what Britain is not and how it's excluding and how it's isolating itself, i wanted to celebrate what I feel Britain is, which is something much more lively and vibrant and cheery - the comedy heritage, the literary heritage, the variety, the arts.

  4. Aberjhani:

    Overall, my books represent a kind of shared communion and meditation with my fellow human beings… The books are also a part of what I call the great continuum of spiritual literary dialogue that I feel has been in progress since human beings first gave in to the urge to pray to their sense of something greater than themselves and interpreted certain signs or events or silences as responses to those prayers.

  5. Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU:

    Philosopher, observer, scholar of our time; Original creator accepting no blunders, Emphasizing the gala of the pen, he ponders The tomes of literary jewels for life's rime!


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