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synonyms for intellectuals

  • academic
  • academician
  • doctor
  • intelligentsia
  • philosopher
  • pundit
  • scholar
  • thinker
  • Einstein
  • avant-garde
  • brain
  • egghead
  • genius
  • highbrow
  • sage
  • whiz
  • wizard
  • braintruster

antonyms for intellectuals

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  • imbecile
  • ignoramus
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How to use intellectuals in a sentence

From this I learned that "Intellectuals" is a name that weak men, crazed with envy, give to themselves.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
Thereupon arose from somewhere or other certain so-called "intellectuals," who defended us in the name of their "ideas."
THE SURPRISES OF LIFEGEORGES CLEMENCEAU
The labor party was decidedly unfortunate in its choice of intellectuals and "ideologists."
A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
It is noteworthy that of all social reform movements of the forties Agrarianism alone was not initiated by the intellectuals.
A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
It was encouraging a nasty class of intellectuals to interfere in the affairs of sound business men.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
We need only turn our eyes eastward to see how such "intellectuals" will hail the revolution of the propertiless.
KARL MARXACHILLE LORIA
This is the great moral principle which governs the conscience of the Russian "intellectuals."
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
If only my great correspondent could have seen letters I received about this time from English alleged intellectuals!
INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
The other plays and stories of this author give us pictures both of the petty "bourgeois" and of the "intellectuals."
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
There are two kinds of men: the wonderers and the doers; the feelers and the thinkers; the emotionals and the intellectuals.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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