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noun as in very smart person

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Groups like CAIR and leading intellectuals and imams have been denouncing acts like these for years.

Jesuits are educators known as the intellectuals of the church; they also have a long missionary tradition.

When I came to New York after college I was taken with the world of Jewish intellectuals and the Upper West Side.

The book begins with an aggressive essay, “Knowledge and Power: Intellectuals and the Welfare-Warfare State,” from 1970.

Of course, Game of Thrones is also the Game of Thrones of intellectuals.

From this I learned that "Intellectuals" is a name that weak men, crazed with envy, give to themselves.

Thereupon arose from somewhere or other certain so-called "intellectuals," who defended us in the name of their "ideas."

The labor party was decidedly unfortunate in its choice of intellectuals and "ideologists."

It is noteworthy that of all social reform movements of the forties Agrarianism alone was not initiated by the intellectuals.

It was encouraging a nasty class of intellectuals to interfere in the affairs of sound business men.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intellectuals, such as: scholar, pundit, doctor, philosopher, academic, and brain.

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