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anti-scholasticism

an·ti-scho·las·ti·cism
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-tahy, an-tee skuh-las-tuh-siz-uh m]
    • /ˈæn taɪ, ˈæn ti skəˈlæs təˌsɪz əm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-tahy, an-tee skuh-las-tuh-siz-uh m]
    • /ˈæn taɪ, ˈæn ti skəˈlæs təˌsɪz əm/

Definitions of anti-scholasticism word

  • noun anti-scholasticism (sometimes initial capital letter) the system of theological and philosophical teaching predominant in the Middle Ages, based chiefly upon the authority of the church fathers and of Aristotle and his commentators. 1
  • noun anti-scholasticism narrow adherence to traditional teachings, doctrines, or methods. 1

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Origin of anti-scholasticism

First appearance:

before 1750
One of the 47% newest English words
First recorded in 1750-60; scholastic + -ism

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Parts of speech for Anti-scholasticism

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

anti-scholasticism popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 54% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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