Meaning of 'intellectual'

Find the meaning of the word ‘intellectual’

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Meaning of ‘intellectual’

4 definitions found.



appealing to or using the intellect

Example: "satire is an intellectual weapon"


of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind

Example: "intellectual problems"

Synonyms: rational


involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct

Synonyms: cerebral


a person who uses the mind creatively

Synonyms: intellect

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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