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scholastically

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv scholastically with respect to scholastic activities "scholastically apt"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Scholastically In a scholastic manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • scholastically In a scholastic manner; according to the method of the metaphysical schools of the middle ages.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adv Scholastically in a scholastic manner: according to the methods of the schools of philosophy
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Quotations

  • Henry David Thoreau
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    “Whether the flower looks better in the nosegay than in the meadow where it grew and we had to wet our feet to get it! Is the scholastic air any advantage?”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Low L. scholaris—L. schola.

Usage

In literature:

The scholastic philosophy had of course been challenged generations before.
"English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century" by Leslie Stephen
Of educational opportunity in the scholastic sense, the future orator had only the slightest.
"Our American Holidays: Lincoln's Birthday" by Various
The sums expended upon the branches were not spent in vain, for they provided the scholastic foundation of the University in its first years.
"The University of Michigan" by Wilfred Shaw
They returned home at holiday time with regret, and the recommencement of their scholastic duties was a source of delight.
"The King's Own" by Captain Frederick Marryat
The orderly routine of scholastic life had no longer place.
"Rattlin the Reefer" by Edward Howard
Scholastic History, 3 sous.
"Bibliomania in the Middle Ages" by Frederick Somner Merryweather
The other apostles were unlettered men; but he enjoyed the fullest scholastic advantages of the period.
"The Life of St. Paul" by James Stalker
Hubert's instincts were scholastic and lawful, Hadria was disposed to daring innovation.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
SCHOLASTICISM, Old and New: an Introduction to Scholastic Philosophy, Medieval and Modern.
"Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3)" by John Henry Newman
Melanchthon, while ridiculing his scholastic ways, places him at the head of the doctors of the Sorbonne.
"The Scottish Reformation" by Alexander F. Mitchell
In many other ways too he was of use to me, on subjects semi-religious and semi-scholastic.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
He cared little how much he imparted of scholastic knowledge.
"Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle" by H. N. Brailsford
He was one of the most honest, brave, truthful, and scholastic of the old Deists.
"Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers" by Charles Bradlaugh, A. Collins, and J. Watts
He has now retired from scholastic work and resides at St. Catherine's Hill, Worcester.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
The most interesting scholastic contest was between De Lancey and Episcopal Academy.
"Harper's Round Table, May 21, 1895" by Various
Fisher, of Harvard School, who holds the scholastic record of 52-1/5 sec.
"Harper's Round Table, May 28, 1895" by Various
Scholastic track and field meetings are being held in so many different places just at this season that it is difficult to keep account of them.
"Harper's Round Table, June 4, 1895" by Various
The kindred subjects are the other events on the scholastic programmes.
"Harper's Round Table, June 18, 1895" by Various
Besides Whitman and Ware another scholastic player at Longwood was W. M. Scudder, of St. Paul's.
"Harper's Round Table, August 6, 1895" by Various
The fourth set was the most sensational of the five, and it was here that the scholastic player showed the pluck that was in him.
"Harper's Round Table, September 3, 1895" by Various
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In poetry:

Comes a train of little ladies
From scholastic trammels free,
Each a little bit afraid is,
Wondering what the world can be!
"Speculation" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Schoolgirls we, eighteen and under,
From scholastic trammels free,
And we wonder - how we wonder! -
What on earth the world can be!
"Speculation" by William Schwenck Gilbert
To thee is turned the "soft Venetian side"
Of Boston. On thy myriad roofs the slopes
Of Arlington look down; between, a tide
Scholastic ebbs and flows, sun-smit with hopes.
"Cambridge" by Oscar Fay Adams
Since Stanley felt the icy blast
Jack leads the Opposition.
A mild, scholastic man to cast
For such a tough position.
Fit for some rude iconoclast
Or thick-skinned politician.
"'Jack'" by C J Dennis
Doubled the splendor is, that in its streets
The Angelic Doctor as a school-boy played,
And dreamed perhaps the dreams, that he repeats
In ponderous folios for scholastics made.
"Monte Cassino. Terra Di Lavoro. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To him one autumn day there came
A lovely youth of mystic name:
He took a lodging in the house,
And fell a-dodging snipe and grouse,
For, oh! that mild scholastic one
Let shooting for a single gun.
"Gregory Parable, LL.D." by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Barack Obama handily won the Scholastic News election by a margin of eighteen points.
The books were donated by Scholastic Books and through a book drive launched by DoSomething.org.
Scholastic, Inc, New York, NY 10012.
The Storm Lake High School Scholastic Art Show begins January 4 at the Witter Art Gallery in Storm Lake, and runs through Jan 30.
Scholastic Book Fair at Monocacy Elementary.
This year's Scholastic Book Fair will be held at Parkdale Elementary on Monday, Dec 3, through Thursday, Dec 6.
The Scholastic Book Fair has returned to the Modesto library.
Second-graders from Mrs Pam Karlene's class at the Kane Elementary School sneak a peak at the flyer from the upcoming Scholastic Book Fair scheduled Nov 8, 9, 12-16, 2012 in the Kane Elementary School Library.
Skyline Elementary held their first Scholastic Book Fair of the year Thursday night (Nov.
The Scholastic Book Fair has been running at Dewey School since Monday, Oct 29, and will be at the school through Friday, Nov 2.
From Nov 26 through Nov 29 the Tisbury School Library is hosting a Scholastic Book Fair.
Scenes From Showell Elementary Scholastic Book Fair.
Scholastic shares are lower on weaker-than-expected sales of Hunger Games and the looming fiscal cliff school budget cuts.
College talks can wait because Butler 's attention is on his final scholastic season, which starts Wednesday night.
Scholastic launches Harry Potter Book Club: J.K. Rowling to appear in live webcast.
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In science:

This is the rule employed by the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) since 1953, as well as by the GRE subject exams (Budescu & Bar-Hillel, 1993).
Test item response time and the response likelihood
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