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Definition of the noun scholastic

What does scholastic mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • scholastic: scholastics
  • Scholastic: Scholastics

  1. a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
  2. a Scholastic philosopher or theologian
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: philosopher = a specialist in philosophy

Alternative definition of the noun scholastic

noun

  1. a philosopher who works within the tradition of scholasticism

Definition of the adjective scholastic

What does scholastic mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. of or relating to schools
  2. of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of scholasticism

Business

  1. Scholastic a.k.a. Scholastic Corporation is an American children's publishing, education and media company, known for publishing books and educational materials for schools, teachers, parents, and children, and selling and distributing them to schools and districts, to consumers through the schools via reading clubs and fairs, and through retail stores and online. It also has the exclusive United States publishing rights to both the Harry Potter and The Hunger Games book series. Scholastic is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and children's media.
  2. Scholastic is a record label.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Scholastic

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Google previewScholastic Children's Dictionary Activity Book (2002)

by Lorraine Hopping Egan

You need the Scholastic Children's Dictionary,. Definite Definitions Definition: "an extinct animal like a large elephant with long, curved tusks and shaggy hair." Clue: ma Answer: mammoth / Parts of Speech Word: pat Clues: Erika patted the ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)

by Alexander Whitelaw

The name scholastic philosophy is derived from the circumstance that it originated in the schools instituted by and after Charlemagne, for the education of the clergy. (See Schools.) The philosophy therein taught consisted in a collection of ...

Google previewDictionary of American Children's Fiction, 1990-1994 (1996)

Books of Recognized Merit by Alethea Helbig, Agnes Perkins

As Mary James, Kerr has written Shoebag* (Scholastic, 1990), an amusing, often exciting, highly ironic, talking-animal fantasy about a cockroach that becomes a human being. Shoebag was cited as a best book by School Library Journal.

Google previewThe Catholic encyclopedia (1913)

an international work of reference on the constitution, doctrine, discipline, and history of the Catholic Church by Knights of Columbus. Catholic Truth Committee

Scholastic*, SAINT. See BENEDICT OF NÜRSIA, SAINT. Scholasticism is a term used to designate both a method and a system. It is applied to theology as well as to philosophy. Scholastic theology is'distinguished from Patristic theology on ...

Google previewKnights Templar Encyclopedia (2007)

The Essential Guide to the People, Places, Events, and Symbols of the Order of the Temple by Karen Ralls

the Scholastic movement was already prominent in Paris, with input by the leading theologians and philosophers of ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1862)

Or, Conversations Lexicon

The name scholastic philosophy is derived from the circumstance that it originated in the schools instituted by and after Charlemagne, for the education of the clergy. (See Schools.) The philosophy therein taught consisted in a collection of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, 2 Volume Set (2010)

by John Anthony McGuckin

This school has often described Orthodox theology's “Great Captivity” by scholastic forms after the 18th century, and believed a renewal of apophaticism would release it. This sweeping generalization of western thought neglected the truth that ...

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Small photo of medals from various scholastic awardsSmall photo of JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - MARCH 5, 2015: The paint of scholastic philosopher Saint Thomas of Aquinas in st. Stephens church from year 1900 by Joseph Aubert.Small photo of Lincoln, England - Nov 16, 2017: Robert Grosseteste Tomb in Lincoln Cathedral, English statesman, scholastic philosopher, theologian, scientist and Bishop of LincolnSmall photo of Scholastic Assessment Test lettering on a blackboardSmall photo of Scholastic Aptitude Test lettering on a blackboardSmall photo of A whiteboard in a scholastic classroom with the message "summer break happy holidays" written with red and green marker symbolizing the end of the school and the start of the summer holidaysSmall photo of A whiteboard in a scholastic empty classroom with the message "welcome back to school" written with red and green marker symbolizing the end of the school and the start of the summer holidays More...

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Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge. (David Hume)
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Scrabble value of S1C3H4O1L1A1S1T1I1C3

The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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