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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scho·las·tic /skəˈlæstɪk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scho·las·tic a.
 1. Pertaining to, or suiting, a scholar, a school, or schools; scholarlike; as, scholastic manners or pride; scholastic learning.
 2. Of or pertaining to the schoolmen and divines of the Middle Ages (see Schoolman); as, scholastic divinity or theology; scholastic philosophy.
 3. Hence, characterized by excessive subtilty, or needlessly minute subdivisions; pedantic; formal.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scho·las·tic, n.
 1. One who adheres to the method or subtilties of the schools.
 2. R. C. Ch. See the Note under Jesuit.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to schools; "scholastic year"
      2: of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of
         scholasticism; "scholastic philosophy"
      n 1: a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book
           learning than they merit [syn: pedant, bookworm]
      2: a Scholastic philosopher or theologian