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Having or showing much knowledge about a wide range of subjects, or about one particular subject.
scholarly, erudite, well educated, knowledgeable, well read, widely read, well versed, well informed, lettered, cultured, cultivated, civilized, intellectual, intelligent, clever, academic, literary, bookish, highbrow, studious, sage, wise, sagacious, discerning, donnish, cerebral, enlightened, illuminated, sophisticated, pedanticView synonyms
- ‘After all, they are by historical standards fairly well-informed and well-educated.’
- ‘Denmark has an intelligent, well-informed electorate whose hearts and minds are intrinsically pro-Europe.’
- ‘He is exceptionally thorough, intelligent and well-informed.’
- ‘These people are all so well-informed, so confident, so articulate… so how could anything I say be of interest to them?’
- ‘He is, by all accounts, intelligent and well-informed.’
- ‘I took him to be a man in his sixties, strong-faced, intelligent and well-informed.’
- ‘Free and fair elections also include a well-informed electorate.’
- ‘He is one of the industry's most well-informed voices on this subject.’
- ‘Full, open honesty and a total disclosure is the only way you have a well-informed proper debate.’
- ‘Today's international tourists are educated, well-informed and have the whole world at their fingertips.’
- ‘His style of writing is admirably jargon-free, his methodology sophisticated and well-informed.’
- ‘There was no consoling this deeply troubled but well-informed and cultured man of letters.’
- ‘This is a well-informed and fair-minded contribution to an ongoing debate.’
- ‘For the two founders, who prided themselves on being well-informed, it would be a harsh lesson in the dangers of being too clever and too cloistered.’
- ‘For a ten-year-old his questions are intelligent and well-informed.’
- ‘As yet there has been little well-informed public debate about the subject.’
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