Learning English

Word: Erudite

Erudite (Adjective)

Sentence with Context:

It might seem a bit basic to choose a Roald Dahl classic as the book I most loved as a kid. I might have picked something a bit more obscure, a little more erudite. Is there a War and Peace for under-10s? And if so, why aren’t I pretending that I devoured it?

Source: www.theguardian.com

While borrowings from “crisis therapy” can feel wishy-washy, the book’s big-picture sweep is seductive and Diamond’s storytelling abilities power an appealing blend of the erudite and the personal.

Source: www.theguardian.com

Meaning: Having or showing great knowledge or learning

Synonyms

Learned, Scholarly, Knowledgeable, Lettered, Well-read

Antonyms

Ignorant, Ill-educated, Benighted, Uneducated, Illiterate

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

The word “Erudite” should remind you of an “Educated” person who is knowledgeable. ERUDITE & EDUCATED, makes sense? Remember thus.

Credits: giphy.com

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