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intellectual
used in Fahrenheit 451

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
intellectual stimulation
Definition
related to intelligence — such as requiring, appealing to, or possessing intelligence
  • Out of the nursery into the college and back to the nursery; there's your intellectual pattern for the past five centuries or more.
    p. 52.5
intellectual = related to education and intelligence
There are no more uses of "intellectual" flagged with this meaning in Fahrenheit 451.

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2  —2 uses as in:
She is an intellectual.
Definition
a highly educated person interested in learning and exploring ideas — sometimes while ignoring practical considerations
  • Playing the stock market, of course, the last refuge in the world for the dangerous intellectual out of a job.
    p. 86.8
intellectual = highly educated person
  • With school turning out more runners, jumpers, racers, tinkerers, grabbers, snatchers, fliers, and swimmers instead of examiners, critics, knowers, and imaginative creators, the word 'intellectual,' of course, became the swear word it deserved to be.
    p. 55.7
intellectual = highly educated person
There are no more uses of "intellectual" flagged with this meaning in Fahrenheit 451.

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