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 for learnedness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Learned \Learn"ed\ (l[~e]rn"[e^]d), a.
     Of or pertaining to learning; possessing, or characterized
     by, learning, esp. scholastic learning; erudite;
     well-informed; as, a learned scholar, writer, or lawyer; a
     learned book; a learned theory.
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           The learnedlover lost no time.           --Spenser.
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           Men of much reading are greatly learned, but may be
           little knowing.                          --Locke.
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           Words of learned length and thundering sound.
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     The learned, learned men; men of erudition; scholars. --
        Learn"ed*ly, adv. Learn"ed*ness, n.
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              Every coxcomb swears as learnedly as they. --Swift.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  learnedness \learn"ed*ness\ n.
     profound knowledge.
     Syn: eruditeness, erudition, learning, scholarship.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: profound scholarly knowledge [syn: eruditeness,
           erudition, learnedness, learning, scholarship,
           encyclopedism, encyclopaedism]

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