Definitions for "Scholastic"
See the Note under Jesuit.
an unordained member under vows preparing for the life of a Basilian priest
A Jesuit seminarian who has taken first vows and declared his intention to seek ordination as a priest.
Pertaining to, or suiting, a scholar, a school, or schools; scholarlike; as, scholastic manners or pride; scholastic learning.
Of or pertaining to the schoolmen and divines of the Middle Ages (see Schoolman); as, scholastic divinity or theology; scholastic philosophy.
Hence, characterized by excessive subtilty, or needlessly minute subdivisions; pedantic; formal.
A member of a men’s religious order who has completed his novitiate but has not yet been ordained.