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- n. The state, quality, or measure of being knowledgeable; wisdom.
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- n. wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge
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After all, what would be the value of the passion for knowledge, if it resulted only in a certain amount of knowledgeableness and not, in one way or another and to the extent possible, in the knower's straying afield of himself?
There is nothing further I can offer your eminent knowledgeableness on this subject, other than that when a baster is used, a basterd is produced…..
Moreover, they and their supporters seem to view knowledgeableness as snobby and elitist.