Definition of Intellectual


  • a person who uses the mind creatively


  • involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct
    "a cerebral approach to the problem"
    "cerebral drama"
  • appealing to or using the intellect
    "satire is an intellectual weapon"
    "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"
    "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"
    "coldly intellectual"
    "sort of the intellectual type"
    "intellectual literature"
  • of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    "intellectual problems"
    "the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble intellectual

486 unscramble word found using the letters intellectual.

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