learned

[ lur-nid for 1–3; lurnd for 4 ]SEE DEFINITION OF learned
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEARNED

"Stranger, thou hast not yet learned the fashions of Athens," said Anaxagoras, gravely.

"I have not yet learned what right you have to inquire," replied the misguided maiden.

He was not unfamiliar with the lot of one who dines with the learned Von Herzlich.

I never overdone it like that again, fur you see I'd learned something.

Ben Haley, on his part, had learned something, but not much.

How could Robert have learned anything of his treachery to his father?

He had learned his lesson of experience, and profited thereby.

He himself, she learned, had taken no steps to free himself from his present mode of life.

She had learned to know that Althea was not only snobbish, but self-seeking as well.

We have learned that we must live as men, not as ostriches, nor as dogs in the manger.

WORD ORIGIN

"having knowledge gained by study," mid-14c., past participle adjective from learn (v.) in former transitive sense. Related: Learnedly; learnedness.

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