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Meaning of LEARNED

Pronunciation:  'lurnid or lurnd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "an enlightened public"; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"
  2. [adj]  acquired by learning; "learned skills"
  3. [adj]  (psychology) established by conditioning or learning; "a conditioned response"
  4. [adj]  having or showing profound knowledge; "a learned jurist"; "an erudite professor"

LEARNED is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: conditioned, educated, enlightened, erudite, knowing, knowledgeable, lettered, nonheritable, noninheritable, scholarly, well-educated, well-read
 Antonyms: innate, unconditioned, unlearned



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Learn"ed\, a.
Of or pertaining to learning; possessing, or characterized
by, learning, esp. scholastic learning; erudite;
well-informed; as, a learned scholar, writer, or lawyer; a
learned book; a learned theory.

      The learnedlover lost no time.           --Spenser.

      Men of much reading are greatly learned, but may be
      little knowing.                          --Locke.

      Words of learned length and thundering sound.

{The learned}, learned men; men of erudition; scholars. --
   {Learn"ed*ly}, adv. {Learn"ed*ness}, n.

         Every coxcomb swears as learnedly as they. --Swift.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abstruse, academic, accomplished, au fait, autodidactic, bookish, broad-minded, civilized, college-bred, collegiate, cultivated, cultured, deep, educated, encyclopedic, erudite, experienced, expert, graduate, highbrow, intellectual, knowing, knowledgeable, lettered, literate, pansophic, polyhistoric, polymath, polymathic, postgraduate, profound, sage, sapient, scholarly, scholastic, schoolboyish, schoolgirlish, self-instructed, skilled, sophomoric, studentlike, studious, undergraduate, well-educated, well-grounded, well-informed, well-read, well-versed, wise, wise as Solomon