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definition of the word intellectual

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intellectual (comparative more intellectual, superlative most intellectual)

Positive
intellectual

Comparative
more intellectual

Superlative
most intellectual

  1. Belonging to, or performed by, the intellect; mental; as, intellectual powers, activities, etc.
  2. Endowed with intellect; having the power of understanding; having capacity for the higher forms of knowledge or thought; characterized by intelligence or mental capacity; as, an intellectual person.
  3. Suitable for exercising the intellect; formed by, and existing for, the intellect alone; perceived by the intellect; as, intellectual employments.
  4. Relating to the understanding; treating of the mind; as, intellectual philosophy, sometimes called "mental" philosophy.

Singular
intellectual

Plural
intellectuals

intellectual (plural intellectuals)

  1. An intelligent person, someone interested in intellectual matters.
  2. (archaic) The intellect or understanding; mental powers or faculties.

Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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