Academician vs Scholar - What's the difference?

academician | scholar |


As nouns the difference between academician and scholar

is that academician is (now|chiefly|us) a member (especially a senior one) of the faculty at a college or university; an academic while scholar is a student; one who studies at school or college.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

academician

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (now, chiefly, US) A member (especially a senior one) of the faculty at a college or university; an academic.
  • A member or follower of an academy, or society for promoting science, art, or literature, such as the French Academy, or the Royal Academy of Arts.
  • *1890 , (Oscar Wilde), The Picture of Dorian Gray , Vintage 2007, page 9:
  • *:‘Well, after I had been in the room about ten minutes, talking to huge overdressed dowagers and tedious Academicians , I suddenly became conscious that some one was looking at me.’
  • Synonyms

    (member of university faculty) * academian * academic

    Derived terms

    * academicianship

    scholar

    English

    (Scholarly method)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A student; one who studies at school or college.
  • A specialist in a particular branch of knowledge.
  • A learned person; a bookman.
  • *{{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=September-October, author=(Henry Petroski)
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= The Evolution of Eyeglasses , passage=The ability of a segment of a glass sphere to magnify whatever is placed before it was known around the year 1000, when the spherical segment was called a reading stone,

    Derived terms

    * independent scholar * scholarly * scholarship

    See also

    * savant

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