Synonyms for Scholastic:
lettered, literary, pedantic, learned.
n.blaspheme, angel, absolution, bless, blasphemous, angelic, blessing, archangel, blasphemy, article of faith. pedantic, formal, curricular, bookish, academic, diachronic, graduate, literary, Inkhorn, elementary, formalistic, flexible, advanced, attitude, teach, donnish, didactic, Pedantical, applied. •scholastic (noun)
formalistic, Inkhorn, learned, donnish, Pedantical, academic. literary. bookish. •formal
•Other relevant words:
formal, donnish, graduate, bookish, pedantic, formalistic, Pedantical, literary, Inkhorn, didactic, lettered, academic, learned.
Usage examples for scholastic
Among all the scholastic distinctions, complaints of the past, and assurances for the future, in which after his usual fashion he indulges, we can still perceive the fundamental idea, that if even the subsidies which he required and asked were granted him, he would notwithstanding agree to no conditions on his side, and take upon himself no distinct pledges. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
The Cardinal proceeds to dwell on the forgeries by which the great master of scholastic theology, the favourite and oracle of all Jesuits and ultramontanes, Thomas Aquinas, was led to adopt the doctrine of infallibility, and how again his influence shaped the whole scholastic system and drew the great Religious Orders, who were bound by oath to maintain his teaching, to adopt it. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von DÃ¶llinger