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, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley