Erudition and Illiteracy


Erudition noun - The understanding and information gained from being educated.
Usage example: a theologian of impressive erudition but with a down-to-earth manner
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Synonyms for Erudition

Illiteracy is an antonym for erudition.

Nearby Words: erudite, eruditely


Illiteracy noun - The state of being unlearned.
Usage example: far too many children are doomed to a lifetime of illiteracy in that country

Erudition is an antonym for illiteracy.

Nearby Words: illiterate, illiterately

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