noun. ['ˌɪnˌtɛləˈdʒɛntsiːə'] an educated and intellectual elite.
- elite group
Words that Rhyme with Intelligentsia
Example sentences of the word intelligentsia
1. Noun, singular or mass
The beatniks were a reaction to the cultural conformity of postwar industrial America, and their writings resonated with intelligentsia in universities across the country.