Associations to the word «Intellect»


INTELLECT, noun. The faculty of thinking, judging, abstract reasoning, and conceptual understanding; the cognitive faculty (uncountable)
INTELLECT, noun. The capacity of that faculty (in a particular person) (uncountable)
INTELLECT, noun. A person who has that faculty to a great degree

Dictionary definition

INTELLECT, noun. Knowledge and intellectual ability; "he reads to improve his mind"; "he has a keen intellect".
INTELLECT, noun. The capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination; "we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil".
INTELLECT, noun. A person who uses the mind creatively.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne