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intellectual
used in Arrowsmith

2 meanings, 9 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
intellectual stimulation
Definition
related to intelligence — such as requiring, appealing to, or possessing intelligence
  • In the parlors he was unctuously received by the pastor and a committee of three, wearing morning clothes and a manner of Christian intellectuality.
    Chapter 20 (43% in)
  • He was suddenly in conference with conductors of symphony orchestras, directors of art-schools, owners of itinerant Chautauquas, liberal governors, ex-clergymen who wrote tasty philosophy for newspaper syndicates, in fact all the proprietors of American intellectuality— particularly including a millionaire named Minnigen who had recently been elevating the artistic standards of the motion pictures.
    Chapter 30 (18% in)

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2  —1 use as in:
She is an intellectual.
Definition
a highly educated person interested in learning and exploring ideas — sometimes while ignoring practical considerations
  • It was enchanting to be saluted by privates, quite as enchanting to return the salute in the dignified, patronizing, all-comrades-together splendor which Martin shared with the other doctors, professors, lawyers, brokers, authors, and former socialist intellectuals who were his fellowofficers.
    Chapter 27 (67% in)

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exact meaning not specified
  • These intellectual rulers recognized Pickerbaugh as one of them; they wrote quippish letters to him: and when he answered he signed himself "Pick," in red pencil.
    Chapter 22 (4% in)
  • ...of the sort called "practical"; not once did he cease warring on the post hoc propter hoc conclusions which still make up most medical lore; not once did he fail to be hated by his colleagues, who were respectful to his face, uncomfortable in feeling his ironic power, but privily joyous to call him Mephisto, Diabolist, Killjoy, Pessimist, Destructive Critic, Flippant Cynic, Scientific Bounder Lacking in Dignity and Seriousness, Intellectual Snob, Pacifist, Anarchist, Atheist, Jew.
    Chapter 12 (15% in)
  • But her real grievance arose when, after Rippleton Holabird had agreed to give midnight supper on the roof of the Institute to one of her most intellectual dinner-parties, she telephoned to Gottlieb, merely asking, "Would it be too much trouble for you to go down and open your lab, so we can all enjoy just a tiny peep at it?" and he answered: "It would!
    Chapter 27 (16% in)
  • Most of them grunted, "The Old Man is erupting again," and forgot him, but one ex-major went out every evening to confer with serious ladies who wore distinguished frocks, who sobbed over "the loss of spiritual and intellectual horse-power through lack of co-ordination," and who went home in limousines.
    Chapter 30 (20% in)
  • He had tea with the Captain, scouse with the fo'c'sle, and intellectual conferences with the Negro missionary in the steerage.
    Chapter 32 (71% in)
  • They've worked out elaborate charts classifying all intellectual occupations and interests, with the methods and materials and tools, and especially the goals—the aims, the ideals, the moral purposes—that are suited to each of them.
    Chapter 40 (6% in)

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