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intellectualism

in·tel·lec·tu·al·ism

intellectualism

 
pronunciation:
In t lek chu lih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the development, exercise, or application of the intellect.
definition 2: devotion to intellectual pursuits.
definition 3: excessive emphasis on the rational as opposed to the emotional, impulsive, or the like.
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derivations: intellectualistic (adj.), intellectualistically (adv.), intellectualist (n.)