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intellectual
used in Howards End

7 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
She is an intellectual.
Definition
a highly educated person interested in learning and exploring ideas — sometimes while ignoring practical considerations
  • That's where we practical fellows" he smiled—"are more tolerant than you intellectuals.
    Chapter 16 (73% in)

There are no more uses of "intellectual" flagged with this meaning in Howards End.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
?  —6 uses
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  • That cold, intellectual nature of hers would be just, if unkind.
    Chapter 41 (46% in)
  • It was his hope that the clouds of materialism obscuring the Fatherland would part in time, and the mild intellectual light re-emerge.
    Chapter 4 (76% in)
  • She was not intellectual, nor even alert, and it was odd that, all the same, she should give the idea of greatness.
    Chapter 9 (56% in)
  • There is so much cant talked in would-be intellectual circles.
    Chapter 18 (56% in)
  • If his benefactress wanted intellectual conversation, she must have it.
    Chapter 27 (16% in)
  • Henry's inner life had long laid open to her—his intellectual confusion, his obtuseness to personal influence, his strong but furtive passions.
    Chapter 28 (77% in)

There are no more uses of "intellectual" in Howards End.

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