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intellectual

in·tel·lec·tu·al

intellectual

 
 
pronunciation:
In t lek chu l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or having to do with the intellect.
I had a good intellectual discussion with my brilliant friends.
synonyms:
mental, rational
antonyms:
physical
definition 2: being very smart.
The intellectual students are starting a reading and discussion group.
synonyms:
intelligent, profound
antonyms:
stupid
similar words:
brilliant, clever, ingenious, smart
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person of great intellect, often considered to be one of a group or class of such people.
He comes from a family of intellectuals who love learning.
antonyms:
dunce
similar words:
academic, philosopher, scholar
derivations: intellectually (adv.), intellectuality (n.)
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