1. cerebral

adjective. ['ˈsɛrəbrəl, sɝˈiːbrəl'] involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct.


  • unscholarly


  • cérébral (French)
  • cerebrum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Cerebral

  • amoral
  • ancestral
  • antiviral
  • aral
  • astral
  • aural
  • auroral
  • austral
  • balmoral
  • boral
  • cabral
  • canaveral
  • cathedral
  • central
  • cerebral
  • choral
  • coral
  • corporal
  • federal
  • feral

How do you pronounce cerebral?

Pronounce cerebral as ˈsɛrəbrəl.

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Sentences with cerebral

1. Adjective
Treatment of cerebral arteritis may need to be continued for a year or longer.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Cats have a complex cerebral cortex, which is the part of the brain responsible for information processing.

Quotes about cerebral

1. I like living, breathing better than art is that of living. Each second, each breath is a work which is inscribed nowhere, which is neither visual nor cerebral, it's a sort of constant euphoria.
- Marcel Duchamp

2. Judging by your face, the what-the-fuck nodes in your cerebral cortex must be a real light show.
- Sam Lipsyte, The Ask

3. The negotiations were simultaneously cerebral and physical, abstract and personal, something like a combination of chess and mountain climbing.
- Richard Holbrooke, To End a War