Intellected to Intenerate
(In"tel*lect`ed) a. Endowed with intellect; having intellectual powers or capacities. [R.]
In body, and in bristles, they becameCowper.
As swine, yet intellected as before.
(In`tel*lec"tion) n. [L. intellectio synecdoche: cf. F. intellection.] A mental act or process;
especially: (a) The act of understanding; simple apprehension of ideas; intuition. Bentley. (b) A creation
of the mind itself. Hickok.
(In`tel*lec"tive) a. [Cf. F. intellectif.]
1. Pertaining to, or produced by, the intellect or understanding; intellectual.
2. Having power to understand, know, or comprehend; intelligent; rational. Glanvill.
3. Capable of being perceived by the understanding only, not by the senses.
Intellective abstractions of logic and metaphysics.Milton.
(In`tel*lec"tive*ly), adv. In an intellective manner. [R.] "Not intellectivelly to write." Warner.
(In`tel*lec"tu*al) a. [L. intellectualis: cf. F. intellectuel.]
1. Belonging to, or performed by, the intellect; mental; as, intellectual powers, activities, etc.
Logic is to teach us the right use of our reason or intellectual powers.I. Watts.
2. Endowed with intellect; having the power of understanding; having capacity for the higher forms of
knowledge or thought; characterized by intelligence or mental capacity; as, an intellectual person.
Who would lose,Milton.
Though full of pain, this intellectual being,
Those thoughts that wander through eternity?
3. Suitable for exercising the intellect; formed by, and existing for, the intellect alone; perceived by the
intellect; as, intellectual employments.
4. Relating to the understanding; treating of the mind; as, intellectual philosophy, sometimes called "mental"
(In`tel*lec"tu*al), n. The intellect or understanding; mental powers or faculties.
Her husband, for I view far round, not nigh,Milton.
Whose higher intellectual more I shun.
I kept her intellectuals in a state of exercise.De Quincey.
1. Intellectual power; intellectuality.
2. The doctrine that knowledge is derived from pure reason.
1. One who overrates the importance of the understanding. [R.] Bacon.
2. One who accepts the doctrine of intellectualism.