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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cerebral, intellectual(adj)

    involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct

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

  2. cerebral(adj)

    of or relating to the cerebrum or brain

    "cerebral hemisphere"; "cerebral activity"


  1. cerebral(Adjective)

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

  2. cerebral(Adjective)

    Intellectual rather than emotional.

  3. cerebral(Adjective)


  4. Origin: From cérébral, from cerebrum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cerebral(adj)

    of or pertaining to the cerebrum

  2. Cerebral(noun)

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

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

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  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. Joanne Kurtzberg:

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

  2. Rateb Samour:

    We speak about chondritis in the neck and spine, migraine, loss of hair, alopecia areata, skin diseases, cerebral palsy, autism and cancer.

  3. 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.

  4. Patricia Parkinson Glenn:

    Lots of women have breast cancer, and lots of women have sons that have cerebral palsy and autism. It just so happens that I happen to have all of the above at the same time.

  5. 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.

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