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1. faculty

noun. ['ˈfækəlti'] one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind.

Synonyms

  • sentience
  • sense
  • understanding
  • sensory faculty
  • sensation
  • module
  • retentiveness
  • reason
  • retentivity
  • sentiency
  • power
  • retention
  • will
  • speech
  • language
  • ability
  • mental faculty
  • memory
  • attention
  • volition

Antonyms

  • nonintellectual
  • stupidity
  • intellectual
  • sentient

Etymology

  • faculte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • faculte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Faculty

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  • faulty
  • fealty
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Example sentences of the word faculty


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes containing the word faculty


1. Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
- Mark Twain

2. Rhetoric may be defined as the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion. This is not a function of any other art.
- Aristotle

3. Just as love is an orientation which refers to all objects and is incompatible with the restriction to one object, so is reason a human faculty which must embrace the whole of the world with which man is confronted.
- Erich Fromm

2. faculty

noun. ['ˈfækəlti'] the body of teachers and administrators at a school.

Synonyms

  • staff
  • professor
  • body
  • school

Antonyms

  • inanimateness
  • insentience
  • unconsciousness
  • incognizance

Etymology

  • faculte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • faculte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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