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    intellectual - Dictionary definition and meaning for word intellectual

    Definition
    (noun) a person who uses the mind creatively
    Synonyms : intellect
    Definition
    (adj) of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    Synonyms : noetic , rational
    Example Sentence
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man
    Definition
    (adj) appealing to or using the intellect
    Example Sentence
    • satire is an intellectual weapon
    • intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor
    • has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people
    • coldly intellectual
    • sort of the intellectual type
    • intellectual literature
    Definition
    (adj) involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct
    Synonyms : cerebral
    Example Sentence
    • a cerebral approach to the problem
    • cerebral drama
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