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intellectual
used in Gifted Hands

2 meanings, 7 uses
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1  —4 uses as in:
intellectual stimulation
Definition
related to intelligence — such as requiring, appealing to, or possessing intelligence
  • As an A student I could stand up intellectually with the best.
    p. 46.1
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Intellectually, Dad didn't easily grasp complex problems because he tended to get bogged down in details, unable to see the overall picture.
    p. 17.5
  • Although not a conscious thing on my part, I like to look back and think that my intellectual growth helped to erase the stereotypical idea of Blacks being intellectually inferior.
    p. 37.1
  • More than 95 percent have improved intellectually after surgery because they are no longer being constantly bombarded with seizures and don't have to take a lot of medication.
    p. 151.9

There are no more uses of "intellectual" flagged with this meaning in Gifted Hands.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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
  • Watching TV programs featuring psychiatrists convinced me, for they came across as dynamic intellectuals who knew everything about solving anybody's problems.
    p. 58.4

There are no more uses of "intellectual" flagged with this meaning in Gifted Hands.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • It's the same thing with intellectual feats.
    p. 218.7
  • Although not a conscious thing on my part, I like to look back and think that my intellectual growth helped to erase the stereotypical idea of Blacks being intellectually inferior.
    p. 37.0

There are no more uses of "intellectual" in Gifted Hands.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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