Intellectual is defined as someone or something that is rational rather than emotional.(adjective)
An example of intellectual is consulting a financial advisor about credit debt.
The definition of an intellectual is a person more interested in logic rather than feelings.(noun)
An example of intellectual is a scientist.
See intellectual in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < LL intellectualis
See intellectual in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French intellectuel
Origin: , from Late Latin intellēctuālis
Origin: , from Latin intellēctus, intellect; see intellect.
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