American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Possessing or demonstrating profound, often systematic knowledge; erudite.
- adj. Directed toward scholars: a learned journal.
- adj. Acquired by learning or experience: learned behavior; a learned response.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Possessed of the learning of schools; well furnished with literary and scientific knowledge; erudite: as, a learned man.
- Well acquainted; having much experience; skilful: often with in: as, learned in art.
- Pertaining to or manifesting learning; exhibiting the effect of instruction or learning; scholastic: as, learned accomplishments; a learned treatise.
- Synonyms and Learned, Scholarly, erudite, deep read. These words agree in representing the possession of a knowledge obtained by careful and protracted study, especially in books. They differ in that learned expresses depth and fullness in the knowledge, while scholarly expresses accuracy: as, a learned and scholarly treatise upon the use of the dative case. Learned expresses only the result of study; scholarly may express the result or the spirit: as, scholarly tastes. See ignorant.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of learn: taught
- adj. Having much learning, knowledgeable, erudite; highly educated.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of learn.
- adj. Derived from experience; acquired by learning.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to learning; possessing, or characterized by, learning, esp. scholastic learning; erudite; well-informed
- adj. having or showing profound knowledge
- adj. established by conditioning or learning
- adj. highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
- From Old English leornian ("to acquire knowledge") (Wiktionary)
- Middle English lerned, educated, past participle of lernen, to learn, teach; see learn. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“They _desert'_ their friends. learned He _learned_ (one syllable) to sing.”
“And during those forty years, we have learned things about Rupture which no one _else_ has _ever learned_ -- we have gained knowledge which is exclusively our _own_.”
“A verb may consist of two, three, or even four words; as, _is learning, may be learned, could have been learned_.”
“In conversation with a very learned Grecian on this subject, he seemed to consider because the _learned_ are constantly, and sometimes very capriciously, introducing _new_ words into our language, that such words as _en_ might be introduced for similar reasons, namely, mere fancy or caprice; on this subject I greatly differ from him: our aboriginal Saxon population has never corrupted our language nor destroyed its energetic character half so much as the mere classical scholar.”
“Their new album, Tivoli (which I've learned is Swedish for Carnival) is out soon on on Werk Discs (who I believe is London-based) - supposedly you can purchase the disc from their compatriots at North South Divide, but I couldn't find the CD there ... so I'll point you to Boomkat for those of you in Europa.”
“That numbing feeling tends to create what we call learned helplessness.”
“Claude Dancer: When I was overseas during the war, Your Honor, I learned a French word.”
“Meredith's contribution was to make this a book that could be read by what we call the learned public, which is who we wanted to address.”
“Perhaps my first letter may have led you to suppose that I was inclined to laugh at what I called learned men; and they are perhaps a little to blame for not thinking often enough about little girls; but nevertheless these men are of the greatest use to them in an indirect way.”
“Preventing them from having radically less money is good, but the idea that the private sphere is just going to magically adjust is braindead, a lesson not learned from the housing bubble.”
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