Synonyms for Intellectual:
reasoning, intelligent, thinking, understanding, rational, egghead, cerebral, brainy, psychological.
encyclopedic, sophisticated, astute, sharp, bright, brilliant, sagacious, perspicacious, knowledgeable, canny, intelligent, capable, wise, profound, clever, cogent, smart, gifted, worldly, knowing, Comprehending, brainy, erudite, genius.
omniscient, informed, versed, cognizant, encylopedic, intelligent, streetwise, experienced, competent, erudite, shrewd, knowing, canny, learned, wise, educated.
intelligent, wise, adept, genius, scholarly, brilliant, authoritative, philosophic, master, expert, sagacious.
•very smart (adjective)
highbrow, brainy, rational, bookish, learned, highbrowed, cerebral, Intellective, intelligent, mental, studious, scholarly, psychological, thoughtful.
n.insightful, incisive, sound, deductive, meditative, perceptive, reasoned. psychic, observer, veteran, professional, the intelligentsia, mental, Intellective, psychical, specialist, pundit. thoughtful, qualified, worldly-wise, literate, well-read, trained. ability. brain. •intellect (noun)
highbrowed, good, reflective, highbrow, sophisticated, cerebral, serious, intellect, rational, noetic.
studious, bookish, study at intelligent.
authority, wise person, mandarin, guru, thinker, consultant, sage, savant.
master, student, philosopher, professor, genius, doctor, academic, scholar, expert.
•very smart person (noun)
egghead, brain, sage, doctor, thinker, academic, scholar, genius, pundit, philosopher.
thoughtful, deductive, incisive, Intellective, reasoned, the intelligentsia, meditative, well-read, observer, psychical, literate, pundit, worldly-wise. brain, veteran. qualified, informed, specialist. professional. •mental
Usage examples for intellectual
Without her sister, the Princess Royal's, remarkable intellectual power, Princess Alice had fine intelligence. – Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, (Victoria) Vol II by Sarah Tytler