Definitions for intellectˈɪn tlˌɛkt
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knowledge and intellectual ability
"he reads to improve his mind"; "he has a keen intellect"
reason, understanding, intellect(noun)
the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
"we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"
a person who uses the mind creatively
the faculty of thinking, judging, abstract reasoning, and conceptual understanding (uncountable)
Intellect is one of man's greatest powers.
the capacity of that faculty (in a particular person) (uncountable)
They were chosen because of their outstanding intellect.
a person who has that faculty to a great degree
Some of the world's leading intellects were meeting there.
Origin: From intellectus, perfect passive participle of intellego, from inter + lego, with connotation of bind.
the part or faculty of the human soul by which it knows, as distinguished from the power to feel and to will; sometimes, the capacity for higher forms of knowledge, as distinguished from the power to perceive objects in their relations; the power to judge and comprehend; the thinking faculty; the understanding
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the faculty of clear and decisive intelligence, or of instant and sure perception.
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