Intellect

Definition of Intellect

In´tel`lect
n.1.(Metaph.) The part or faculty of the human mind by which it knows, as distinguished from the power to feel and to will; the power to judge and comprehend; the thinking faculty; the understanding.
2.The capacity for higher forms of knowledge, as distinguished from the power to perceive objects in their relations; mental capacity.
3.A particular mind, especially a person of high intelligence; as, he was a great intellect.

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