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used in 1984 by Orwell

2 meanings, 17 uses
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1  —14 uses as in:
intellectual stimulation
related to intelligence — such as requiring, appealing to, or possessing intelligence
  • Intellectually there is very little wrong with you.
    p. 282.3
intellectually = in matters related to intelligence
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • It was one of those dreams which, while retaining the characteristic dream scenery, are a continuation of one's intellectual life, and in which one becomes aware of facts and ideas which still seem new and valuable after one is awake.
    p. 30.1
  • intellectual = intelligent thought
  • In an intellectual way, Syme was venomously orthodox.
    p. 49.5
  • intellectual = related to education or intelligent thought
  • It was their delight, their folly, their anodyne, their intellectual stimulant.
    p. 85.7
  • intellectual = appealing to intelligence
  • The older generation had mostly been wiped out in the great purges of the fifties and sixties, and the few who survived had long ago been terrified into complete intellectual surrender.
    p. 86.9
  • intellectual = relating to intelligent consideration of ideas
  • His spectacles, his gentle, fussy movements, and the fact that he was wearing an aged jacket of black velvet, gave him a vague air of intellectuality, as though he had been some kind of literary man, or perhaps a musician.
    p. 94.2
  • intellectuality = related to intelligence or education
  • They can be granted intellectual liberty because they have no intellect.
    p. 210.7
  • intellectual = intelligent consideration of ideas
  • And upon no other intellectual basis could the dominion of the Party be made permanent.
    p. 215.4
  • intellectual = intelligent
  • A sort of intellectual warmth, the joy of the pedant who has found out some useless fact, shone through the dirt and scrubby hair.
    p. 231.2
  • intellectual = related to intelligence
  • But that was merely an intellectual decision, taken because he knew that he ought to take it.
    p. 238.6
  • intellectual = requiring or appealing to intelligence
  • What most oppressed him was the consciousness of his own intellectual inferiority.
    p. 256.1
  • intellectual = possession of intelligence
  • He seemed to have lost the power of intellectual effort, now that the stimulus of pain had been removed.
    p. 275.6
  • intellectual = use of intelligence
  • The arithmetical problems raised, for instance, by such a statement as 'two and two make five' were beyond his intellectual grasp.
    p. 279.0
  • intellectual = requiring intelligence
  • It was more difficult than accepting an intellectual discipline.
    p. 281.8
intellectual = related to intelligence
There are no more uses of "intellectual" flagged with this meaning in 1984 by Orwell.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
2  —3 uses as in:
She is an intellectual.
a highly educated person interested in learning and exploring ideas — sometimes while ignoring practical considerations
  • The Party intellectual knows in which direction his memories must be altered; he therefore knows that he is playing tricks with reality; but by the exercise of doublethink he also satisfies himself that reality is not violated.
    p. 214.4
intellectual = highly educated person
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • His heart sank as he thought of the enormous power arrayed against him, the ease with which any Party intellectual would overthrow him in debate, the subtle arguments which he would not be able to understand, much less answer.
    p. 81.2
  • intellectual = highly educated person
  • His questioners now were not ruffians in black uniforms but Party intellectuals, little rotund men with quick movements and flashing spectacles, who worked on him in relays over periods which lasted — he thought, he could not be sure — ten or twelve hours at a stretch.
    p. 241.5
intellectuals = highly educated people
There are no more uses of "intellectual" flagged with this meaning in 1984 by Orwell.

Typical Usage  (best examples)