intellective

intellective

[in-tl-ek-tiv]
adjective
1.
having power to understand; intelligent; cognitive.
2.
of or pertaining to the intellect.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin intellēctīvus. See intellect, -ive

intellectively, adverb
unintellective, adjective
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intellect (ˈɪntɪˌlɛkt)
 
n
1.  the capacity for understanding, thinking, and reasoning, as distinct from feeling or wishing
2.  a mind or intelligence, esp a brilliant one: his intellect is wasted on that job
3.  informal a person possessing a brilliant mind; brain
4.  those possessing the greatest mental power: the intellect of a nation
 
[C14: from Latin intellectus comprehension, intellect, from intellegere to understand; see intelligence]
 
intel'lective
 
adj
 
intel'lectively
 
adv

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