Definition of learning :
1. of Learn
2. The acquisition of knowledge or skill; as, the learning of languages; the learning of telegraphy.
3. The knowledge or skill received by instruction or study; acquired knowledge or ideas in any branch of science or literature; erudition; literature; science; as, he is a man of great learning.
discipline, accomplishment, encyclopedism, training, teaching, study, breeding, skill, tuition, attainment, acquirement, encyclopaedism, eruditeness, development, learnedness, nurture, acquisition, science, cultivation, culture, instruction, schooling
knowledge (part of speech: noun)
learning (part of speech: verb)
absorbing, pedantry, gleaning, discovering, scholarship, enlightenment, mastering, digesting, reading, realizing, studying, understanding, studiousness, comprehending, assimilating, edification, grasping
- I read your letter and also those of your uncle and brother and Carbajal, and felt great pleasure in learning that they had arrived well, as I had been very anxious about them. - "Christopher Columbus, Complete", Filson Young.
- A lot of learning and no knowledge. - "We’re Civilized!", Mark Clifton and Alex Apostolides.
- By the way, you seem to have been learning a great deal about that business, lately?" - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.