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intellectuality

[in-tl-ek-choo-al-i-tee] /ˌɪn tlˌɛk tʃuˈæl ɪ ti/
noun, plural intellectualities.
1.
the quality or state of being intellectual.
2.
intellectual character or power.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Late Latin intellēctuālitās. See intellectual, -ity
Related forms
unintellectuality, noun
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  • It begins with fostering a culture of intellectuality in all places in this country.
  • Examines problem solving as a central aspect of human intellectuality.
  • Ton know that the former are conducive of intellectuality.
Word Origin and History for intellectuality
n.

mid-15c., "the part of the mind which understands; understanding, intellect;" from Old French intellectualité and directly from Late Latin intellectualitas, from Latin intellectualis (see intellectual).

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