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1. intellectual

adjective. ['ˌɪntəˈlɛktʃuːəl, ˌɪnəˈlɛktʃuːəl'] of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind.

Synonyms

  • rational
  • noetic

Antonyms

  • uncreativeness
  • stranger
  • introvert

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Words that Rhyme with Intellectual

  • ineffectual

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A common misspelling of intellectual is intelectual

Example sentences of the word intellectual


1. Adjective
Girona was an important center of intellectual thought during medieval times and boasts a bustling university.

Quotes containing the word intellectual


1. Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
- Ambrose Bierce

2. Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
- Christopher Morley

3. An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.
- Charles Bukowski

2. anti-intellectual

noun. a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits.

Synonyms

  • plebeian
  • philistine
  • lowbrow

Antonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • skeptic
  • brainiac

3. anti-intellectual

adjective. smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values.

Synonyms

  • nonintellectual

Antonyms

  • noble
  • scholarly

4. intellectual

noun. ['ˌɪntəˈlɛktʃuːəl, ˌɪnəˈlɛktʃuːəl'] a person who uses the mind creatively.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • skeptic
  • brainiac
  • idealogue
  • exponent
  • bookman
  • visionary
  • intellect
  • decoder
  • highbrow
  • synthesizer
  • mentor
  • mastermind
  • student
  • alchemist
  • clever Dick
  • aphorist
  • thinker
  • mind
  • individual
  • clever clogs
  • doubter
  • specifier
  • scholar
  • theorizer
  • decipherer
  • illusionist
  • seer
  • mortal
  • expounder
  • scholarly person
  • theorist
  • anomalist
  • sceptic
  • person
  • egghead
  • theoriser
  • synthesiser
  • wonderer
  • brain
  • bel esprit
  • subjectivist
  • synthesist
  • expositor
  • wise man
  • creative thinker
  • Einstein
  • theoretician
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

5. intellectual

adjective. ['ˌɪntəˈlɛktʃuːəl, ˌɪnəˈlɛktʃuːəl'] appealing to or using the intellect.

Synonyms

  • good
  • highbrowed
  • educated
  • reflective
  • intellect
  • serious
  • mind
  • highbrow
  • mental
  • rational
  • sophisticated

Antonyms

  • nonintellectual
  • uneducated
  • physical
  • stupidity

6. intellectual

adjective. ['ˌɪntəˈlɛktʃuːəl, ˌɪnəˈlɛktʃuːəl'] involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct.

Antonyms

  • withholder
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