Definition: having extensive knowledge; learned; well-read; scholarly; profound

Derivation: Latin, “away from rudeness or ignorance”

• Like a wise bee that gathers honey from flowers, seek similarly, through your reading, to obtain healing for your soul. — Ephram the Syrian (c. 306–373) Christian theologian
• If the ability to tell right from wrong should have anything to do with the ability to think, then we must be able to ‘demand’ its exercise in every sane person no matter how erudite or ignorant. — Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) German-American historian

Color: yellow