Belonging to, or performed by, the intellect; mental; as, intellectual powers, activities, etc.
- Of or relating to the intellect.
- Rational rather than emotional.
- Appealing to or engaging the intellect: an intellectual book; an intellectual problem.
- Having or showing intellect, especially to a high degree. See Synonyms at intelligent.
- Given to activities or pursuits that require exercise of the intellect.
- An intellectual person.