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General words for areas of study, interest or activity - thesaurus

Synonyms

area

noun

a particular subject, type of activity etc

field

noun

a subject that you study, or a type of work that you do

discipline

noun

a subject that people study, especially at a university

domain

noun

a particular area of activity or life

sphere

noun

a particular area of interest, activity, work etc that is one of many parts of life

specialism

noun

British an area of special knowledge or skill within a particular subject

territory

noun

an area of knowledge, study, or experience

scene

noun

a particular interest or activity, and the people and places that are involved in it

realm

noun

formal a particular area of knowledge, experience, interest etc

speciality

noun

a particular part of a wider subject that someone concentrates on or is an expert in

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ancillary

noun

British an extra subject that someone studies at college or university

arena

noun

the people and activities involved with a particular subject or activity

branch

noun

a part of a particular area of study or knowledge

line

noun

a type of work or area of interest

specialism

noun

British the study of a particular part of a wider subject

speciality

noun

used about something that is a speciality

specialization

noun

a particular part of a wider subject that someone studies especially thoroughly

specialty

noun

American a speciality

study

noun

a subject that can be studied at a university or college

subject

noun

something that you learn or teach in a school, for example English, mathematics, or biology

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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