Part of speech:
Any of various insects, especially booklice and silverfish, that infest books and feed on the paste in the bindings.
A person considered to have excessively refined taste for the arts.
(Mathematics) Capable of being expressed as a quotient of integers.
A highly intelligent person
(--- Slang) Emotionally upset; crazed:
Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional:
A specialist in a given branch of knowledge:
A learned person in India; someone with knowledge of Sanskrit, philosophy, religion and law; a Hindu scholar. [from 17th c.]
A person who studies or is an expert in philosophy
Alternative form of academic.
A person having or affecting highly cultivated, intellectual tastes; intellectual
An intellectual; a highbrow.
A woman with strong scholarly or literary interests.
Characterized by close attention; thoughtful
The literary intelligentsia.
Easy to understand, do, or carry out:
A stupid person; a dolt.
An ignorant and stupid person
Of, relating to, or generated by the intellect.
Beyond natural or known physical processes
Highly complex, refined, or developed; characterized by advanced form, technique, etc.
Exhibiting or characterized by careful thought:
Possessing knowledge, information, or understanding:
A person's individual ability to think and reason:
Relating to or performed by the mind
Having or showing intelligence, often of a high order
Arousing or intended to arouse the emotions:
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