noun or adjective see intellectualism

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  • Intellectualist — In tel*lec tu*al*ist, n. 1. One who overrates the importance of the understanding. [R.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. One who accepts the doctrine of intellectualism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intellectualist — See intellectualism. * * * …   Universalium

  • intellectualist — noun An adherent of one of the forms of intellectualism …   Wiktionary

  • intellectualist — in·tel·lec·tu·al·ist || ‚ɪntÉ™ lektʃʊəlɪst n. intellectual; one who believes that pure reason is the source of knowledge (Philosophy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intellectualist — in·tel·lec·tu·al·ist …   English syllables

  • intellectualist — I. lə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: intellectual (I) + ist 1. : an adherent of the doctrine of intellectualism 2. : a person given to intellectualism II. adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • anti-intellectualist — an·ti in·tel·lec·tu·al·ist …   English syllables

  • anti-intellectualist — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˌ noun ( s) : one given to anti intellectualism …   Useful english dictionary

  • intellectualism — intellectualist, n. intellectualistic, adj. intellectualistically, adv. /in tl ek chooh euh liz euhm/, n. 1. devotion to intellectual pursuits. 2. the exercise of the intellect. 3. excessive emphasis on abstract or intellectual matters, esp. with …   Universalium

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