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Synonyms for intellectual

Synonyms for (noun) intellectual

Synonyms: intellect, intellectual Definition: a person who uses the mind creatively

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual Definition: a human being Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms for (adjective) intellectual

Synonyms: intellectual Definition: appealing to or using the intellect Usage: 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

Similar words: highbrow, highbrowed Definition: highly cultured or educated Usage: highbrow events such as the ballet or opera; a highbrowed literary critic

Similar words: rational Definition: having its source in or being guided by the intellect (as distinguished from experience or emotion) Usage: a rational analysis

Similar words: reflective Definition: devoted to matters of the mind Usage: the reflective type

Similar words: serious, good Definition: appealing to the mind Usage: good music; a serious book

Similar words: sophisticated Definition: intellectually appealing Usage: a sophisticated drama

Synonyms: intellectual, noetic, rational Definition: of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind Usage: intellectual problems; the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

Similar words: mental Definition: involving the mind or an intellectual process Usage: mental images of happy times; mental calculations; in a terrible mental state; mental suffering; free from mental defects