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noun as in capability of the mind; someone with capable mind

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Not just your intellect but also — and most hard to replace — your heart.

“Mayor Buttigieg has impressive credentials that demonstrate his intellect and commitment to serving our nation,” Wicker said.

“Don’t let the complexity of your intellect cloud what needs to be simple,” she said.

A new study by the nonprofit Strada Education Network reveals that for many surprising reasons students who have the motivation and intellect to do well are still receiving too little guidance on what courses they need to succeed.

Parent applied his versatile intellect to a vast scope of scientific fields.

As in the case of Turner, the core of the intellect is missing.

Anyone with the intellect of a ping-pong ball should understand how opportunistic that whistleblowing looks.

Renowned livestock specialist and autism advocate Temple Grandin brought her unique intellect and wit to Reddit.

Tavis Smiley, the PBS talk show host and close friend to Cornel West, often credits West with having a “useable intellect.”

He is a man of deep faith and brilliant intellect, with a healthy dose of modernity and realism.

How much of the imagination, how much of the intellect, evaporates and is lost while we seek to embody it in words!

It is the will directing the activity of the intellect into some particular channel and keeping it there.

In running over many words, the intellect might be arrested by chance.

The intellect might be abolished so far as its participation in such an operation is concerned.

And the most vivid First Impressions always result from the action of the intellect upon the sensuous stimuli from ear and eye.


On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intellect, such as: ability, acumen, genius, intelligence, intuition, and judgment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.