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Definitions for cerebral
səˈri brəl, ˈsɛr ə-cere·bral

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cerebral, intellectualadjective

    involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct

    "a cerebral approach to the problem"; "cerebral drama"

  2. cerebraladjective

    of or relating to the cerebrum or brain

    "cerebral hemisphere"; "cerebral activity"

Wiktionary

  1. cerebraladjective

    Of, or relating to the brain or cerebral cortex of the brain.

    Etymology: From cérébral, from cerebrum.

  2. cerebraladjective

    Intellectual rather than emotional.

    Etymology: From cérébral, from cerebrum.

  3. cerebraladjective

    Retroflex.

    Etymology: From cérébral, from cerebrum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cerebraladjective

    of or pertaining to the cerebrum

    Etymology: [L. cerebrum brain; akin to Gr. ka`ra head: cf. F. crbral. See Cheer.]

  2. Cerebralnoun

    one of a class of lingual consonants in the East Indian languages. See Lingual, n

    Etymology: [L. cerebrum brain; akin to Gr. ka`ra head: cf. F. crbral. See Cheer.]

Editors Contribution

  1. cerebral

    Relating to the cerebrum.

    The cerebral cortex is in brain of a human being.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 6, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cerebral in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cerebral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of cerebral in a Sentence

  1. Ben Carson:

    There are two different Donald Trumps: there's the one you see on the stage and there's the one who's very cerebral, sits there and considers things very carefully.

  2. Chef Chris Sayegh:

    To me, this is a cerebral experience, you're eating with a different perception with each bite, with each course. You're literally changing your brain chemistry and you are viewing this food differently than you did five minutes ago, 10 minutes ago.

  3. Ben Carson:

    He's actually a very intelligent man who cares deeply about America, there's two different Donald Trump Trumps. There's the one you see on stage and the one that's very cerebral, sits there and considers things very carefully.

  4. Joanne Kurtzberg:

    I feel more confident now because of our (cerebral palsy) study, which preceded this study and does show benefits.

  5. William Dobyns:

    These children have a very severe form of microcephaly, the brain is not just small, it's small with malformations of the cerebral cortex and calcifications. It has the appearance of a very severe, destructive injury to the brain.

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