erudition vs learning what difference

what is difference between erudition and learning

English

Etymology

[15th Century] From Middle French érudition, from Latin eruditio (an instructing, learning, erudition), from erudire (to instruct, educate, cultivate, literally free from rudeness), from e (out) + rudis (rude).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛɹʊˈdɪʃən/

Noun

erudition (countable and uncountable, plural eruditions)

  1. Profound knowledge acquired from learning and scholarship.
  2. The refinement, polish and knowledge that education confers.

Synonyms

  • (profound knowledge): knowledge, information, learning, lore, scholarship, scholarism

Related terms

  • erudite
  • rude

Translations

Further reading

  • erudition in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • erudition in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • erudition at OneLook Dictionary Search


English

Alternative forms

  • learnyng (obsolete)

Etymology

Corresponding to learn +‎ -ing, from Middle English lerninge, used in all modern senses (act of learning; accumulated knowledge; thing learned).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈlɝnɪŋ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈlɜːnɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: learn‧ing
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)nɪŋ

Noun

learning (usually uncountable, plural learnings)

  1. (uncountable) An act in which something is learned.
  2. (uncountable) Accumulated knowledge.
    The department head was also a scholar of great learning.
  3. (countable) Something that has been learned

Usage notes

  • Countable sense “thing learned” often used in plural form learnings; see learnings: Usage notes for details.

Hyponyms

  • game-based learning
  • higher learning

Derived terms

  • book-learning
  • deep learning
  • machine learning
  • self-learning

Related terms

  • learning by doing
  • learning curve
  • learning disability

Translations

Verb

learning

  1. present participle of learn
    I’m learning to ride a unicycle.

See also

  • Pierian spring

References

  • learning on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • langerin, relaning

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