What is the adjective for academe?

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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verbs academicise, academicize, academise and academize which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

academic
  1. Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato [from late 16th century]
  2. Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; also a scholarly society or organization. [from late 16th century]
  3. Theoretical or speculative; abstract; scholarly, literary or classical, in distinction to practical or vocational; having no practical importance. [from late 19th century]
  4. Having a love of or aptitude for learning.
  5. (art) Conforming to set rules and traditions; conventional; formalistic. [from late 19th century]
  6. So scholarly as to be unaware of the outside world; lacking in worldliness.
  7. Subscribing to the architectural standards of Vitruvius.
  8. Study of humanities topics rather than science and engineering.
  9. Synonyms:
  10. Examples:
    1. “The school has a culture that is deeply focused on academic achievement.”
      “The author has settled for a more academic approach to his dissertation.”
      “Those without first-hand experience will only have an academic understanding of this issue.”
academical
academicked
  1. (derogatory) Made academic; divorced from reality and made abstruse or pedantic.
academented
  1. (derogatory) Representing wrong or harmful views or beliefs that are generally accepted in academia.
academicist
  1. Relating to academicism
academick
  1. Obsolete form of academic.
academial
  1. (rare) academic
academicized
  1. simple past tense and past participle of academicize
academicizing
  1. present participle of academicize
academised
  1. simple past tense and past participle of academise
academising
  1. present participle of academise
academized
  1. simple past tense and past participle of academize
academizing
  1. present participle of academize
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