American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. College or university courses and studies: "Academics are a much more important priority to him than athletics” ( Gerald McIntosh).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Platonic philosophy; Platonism.
“Is it not obvious that one of the reasons that an ethnic group might do less well in academics is that they are genetically predisposed to lower âintelligenceâ level, as measured by those academics (regardless of which ethnic group youâre talking about)?”
“That's the term academics use to refer to the phenomenon of children returning to school after the summer at a lower academic level than when they left three months earlier.”
“Prof. MASK: Orientalism is the term academics have given this age-old pattern of depicting Middle and Far Easterners as primitive others.”
“It's a cliche, of course; for many people the term "academics" is just naturally preceded by "stuffy.”
“That’s the word academics use to push their green agenda these days.”
“If you need to be coddled (and if you do, I don't know what you're still doing in academics), this isn't the place for you.”
“The perspective of the whiteness-studies academics is commonplace now, even if the language used to express it is different.”
“The field of academics is also contributing to this preservation work, as shown by the site Universia Perú [es], which published news about a photographic exhibit co-hosted in 2008 by the Department of Communication Science from the Northern Private University (UPN for its initials in Spanish) and Implementation Unit 100.”
“I think educators under-estimate and fail to understand the resentment that students develop towards school (and their parents) and over-estimate lack of interest in academics and lack of intelligence.”
“But what she lacked in academics, she made up for in enthusiasm.”
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