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Synonyms of intelligentsia in English:

plural noun

  • 1 since the plots were often taken from lowbrow literary sources, his movies were routinely dismissed by the intelligentsia
    intellectuals, intelligent people, academics, scholars, literati, cognoscenti, illuminati, highbrows, thinkers, brains;
    informal eggheads
    [Antonyms] masses
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