1. academic

adjective. ['ˌækəˈdɛmɪk'] hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result.


  • nonintellectual

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Rhymes with Academic

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How do you pronounce academic?

Pronounce academic as ˌækəˈdɛmɪk.

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How do you spell academic? Is it acedemic ?

A common misspelling of academic is acedemic

Sentences with academic

1. Adjective
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Quotes about academic

1. One of the key elements of human behavior is, humans have a greater fear of loss than enjoyment of success. All the academic studies will show you that the fear of loss of capital is far greater than the enjoyment of gains.
- Laurence D. Fink

2. Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes.
- Knute Rockne

3. My first experiences of academic friendship made me smile in after years when I looked back on them. But my circle of acquaintances had gradually grown so large that it was only natural new friendships should grow out of it.
- Georg Brandes

2. academic

adjective. ['ˌækəˈdɛmɪk'] marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects.


  • pedantic
  • donnish


  • uncritical
  • superficial
  • empirical

3. academic

noun. ['ˌækəˈdɛmɪk'] an educator who works at a college or university.


  • pedagogue
  • professor
  • prof
  • faculty member
  • academician
  • educator


  • unlearned
  • forensic
  • practical