Definition of intellectual in English:

intellectual

Line breaks: in¦tel|lec¦tual
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəˈlɛktʃʊəl
 
, -tjʊəl/

adjective

noun

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Derivatives

intellectuality

Pronunciation: /-ˈalɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • The pair of them make a delightfully balanced couple, his gentle intellectuality counterpoised by her firm practicality.
  • It's about time they added some intellectuality to this show.
  • He is the man proud of the intellectuality of the woman he is with.

intellectually

adverb
More example sentences
  • People say that women are unable to do some things, or they differentiate between men and women intellectually.
  • We can appreciate it intellectually, it looks great together, but it leaves us a little cold.
  • We want music that challenges and engages us emotionally, intellectually, and physically.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin intellectualis, from intellectus 'understanding', from intellegere 'understand' (see intelligent).

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