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1. knowledgeable

adjective. ['ˈnɑːlədʒəbəl'] highly educated; having extensive information or understanding.

Synonyms

  • lettered
  • educated
  • learned
  • well-read
  • knowing

Antonyms

  • nonintellectual
  • illiterate
  • innumerate
  • noncivilized

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • knowledge (English)
  • knowleche (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Knowledgeable

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

How to spell knowledgeable? Is it knowledgable? Or knowlegable? Common misspellings are:

  • knowledgable
  • knowlegable

Example sentences of the word knowledgeable


1. Adjective
Make the most of the waiting period to become a knowledgeable investor, rather than a fool with money.

Quotes containing the word knowledgeable


1. I had an inspirational teacher at my junior school: Peter Nixon. He was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and slightly scary - a good combination for a teacher.
- Stephen Mangan

2. There was another reason [she] took her books whenever they went away. They were her home when she was somewhere strange. They were familiar voices, friends that never quarreled with her, clever, powerful friends -- daring and knowledgeable, tried and tested adventurers who had traveled far and wide. Her books cheered her up when she was sad and kept her from being bored.
- Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

3. ....a good book can teach you about the world and about yourself. You learn more than how to read better; you also learn more about life. You become wiser. Not just more knowledgeable - books that provide nothing but information can produce that result. But wiser, in the sense that you are more deeply aware of the great and enduring truths of human life.
- Mortimer J. Adler, How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading

2. knowledgeable

adjective. ['ˈnɑːlədʒəbəl'] thoroughly acquainted through study or experience.

Synonyms

  • experienced
  • versed
  • experient

Antonyms

  • unenlightened
  • unscholarly
  • unconditioned
  • cognizance

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • knowledge (English)
  • knowleche (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. knowledgeable

adjective. ['ˈnɑːlədʒəbəl'] alert and fully informed.

Synonyms

  • informed

Antonyms

  • incognizance
  • unintended

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • knowledge (English)
  • knowleche (Middle English (1100-1500))
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