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Learned person   /lərnd pˈərsən/   Listen
Learned person

noun
1.
Someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field.  Synonyms: initiate, pundit, savant.






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"Learned person" Quotes from Famous Books



... dreaming, and bewildered alike by the sight of his new servant, by Lampe's absence, and by my presence, he could with difficulty be made to comprehend the purpose of my visit. A friend in need is a friend indeed; and we would now have given any money to that learned person who could have instructed us in the arrangement of the breakfast table. But this was a mystery revealed to none but Lampe. At length Kant took this task upon himself; and apparently all was now settled to his satisfaction. Yet still it struck me that he was under ...
— Narrative And Miscellaneous Papers • Thomas De Quincey



Words linked to "Learned person" :   savant, initiate, polymath, pundit, scholar, scholarly person, bookman, student



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