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Definition 1: characteristic of scholars or scholarship - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where scholarly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • scholarly pursuits
  • a scholarly treatise
  • a scholarly attitude

(scholarly is similar to ...) marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

(scholarly is similar to ...) characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading

"a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket" "a quiet studious child"

(scholarly is similar to ...) having or showing profound knowledge

"a learned jurist" "an erudite professor"

(means also ...) characterized by careful evaluation and judgment

"a critical reading" "a critical dissertation" "a critical analysis of Melville's writings"

(means also ...) appealing to or using the intellect

"satire is an intellectual weapon" "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor" "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people" "coldly intellectual" "sort of the intellectual type" "intellectual literature"

(means also ...) showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth

"the differences are profound" "a profound insight" "a profound book" "a profound mind" "profound contempt" "profound regret"

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