Definition of INTELLECTUAL


Source: WordNet 3.1


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind; "intellectual problems"; "the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man" ;

  • 2. (

    ) appealing to or using the intellect; "satire is an intellectual weapon"; "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"; "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"; "coldly intellectual"; "sort of the intellectual type"; "intellectual literature" ;

  • 3. (

    ) involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct; "a cerebral approach to the problem"; "cerebral drama" ;

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