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1. intelligent

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɛlədʒənt'] having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree.

Synonyms

  • prehensile
  • brainy
  • quick
  • precocious
  • searching
  • apt
  • scintillating
  • smart
  • trenchant
  • brilliant
  • smart as a whip
  • agile
  • natural
  • innate
  • bright
  • nimble
  • ready
  • born
  • clever

Antonyms

  • stupidity
  • unintelligent
  • retarded
  • inability

Etymology

  • intelligens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Intelligent

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce intelligent?

Pronounce intelligent as ˌɪnˈtɛləʤənt.

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How to spell intelligent? Is it inteligente? Or intellegent? Common misspellings are:

  • inteligente
  • intellegent

Sentences with intelligent


1. Adjective
These birds are intelligent and inquisitive and become bored if left alone in the confined space of a cage.

Quotes about intelligent


1. If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
- Albert Einstein

2. Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
- Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

3. Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language.
- Marshall McLuhan

2. intelligent

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɛlədʒənt'] possessing sound knowledge.

Synonyms

  • well-informed

Antonyms

  • nonexploratory
  • disinclined

Etymology

  • intelligens (Latin)

3. intelligent

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɛlədʒənt'] exercising or showing good judgment.

Synonyms

  • sensible
  • levelheaded
  • healthy
  • sound
  • level-headed

Antonyms

  • unhurried
  • unexcitable
  • late
  • uninquiring

Etymology

  • intelligens (Latin)

4. intelligent

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɛlədʒənt'] endowed with the capacity to reason.

Synonyms

  • rational
  • reasoning

Antonyms

  • unacquisitive
  • inactive
  • slow

Etymology

  • intelligens (Latin)
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