scholarly

[skol-er-lee]
adjective
1.
of, like, or befitting a scholar: scholarly habits.
2.
having the qualities of a scholar: a scholarly person.
3.
concerned with academic learning and research.
adverb
4.
like a scholar.

Origin:
1590–1600; scholar + -ly

scholarliness, noun
pseudoscholarly, adjective
quasi-scholarly, adjective
superscholarly, adjective
unscholarly, adjective
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scholar (ˈskɒlə)
 
n
1.  a learned person, esp in the humanities
2.  a person, esp a child, who studies; pupil
3.  a student of merit at an educational establishment who receives financial aid, esp from an endowment given for such a purpose
4.  (South African) a school pupil
 
[C14: from Old French escoler, via Late Latin from Latin scholaschool1]
 
'scholarly
 
adj
 
'scholarliness
 
n

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Example sentences
They have no academic aspirations, and the colleges really expect no scholarly behavior from them.
All three had a thorough technical competence in their scholarly field of
  scientifically oriented philosophy.
Other letters have also been attributed to his hand, but their true authors are
  a matter of scholarly debate.
He wanted to take this great scholarly complex to the people.
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