I hated this word.

When I was younger and came across this word in my reading, I could never decide how it ought to be pronounced. An irritating word.

academician

1. A member of an academy, or society for promoting arts and sciences; first used of the members of the French Academies, and in England of the Royal Academy; now much more widely. It has taken the place of ACADEMIST.

2. A collegian; = ACADEMIC B2. rare.

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