The Mongols have all an unintellectual cast of countenance, low narrow foreheads, and a simple and open expression.
I thought you scorned it, considered it an unintellectual game.
"Farming is such an unintellectual subject," I heard a critical young woman say to her husband, whose tastes were bucolic.
St. Ives is unintellectual and except as an adventure novel, dull.
Ah,” said an old woman, with an unintellectual style of countenance, “now there will be plenty of work for poor men.
On it was a picture of Danvers—handsome, self-satisfied, healthy, unintellectual.
Nothing but this one unintellectual perishable gift of a voice that does but please in uttering the thoughts of others.
St. Ives is unintellectual, and except as an adventure novel, dull.
Some were conservative, or backward, or unintellectual compared with others.
The parents were not unintellectual persons, but, again, much the reverse.
late 14c., "grasped by the understanding" (rather than by the senses), from Old French intellectuel and directly from Latin intellectualis "relating to the understanding," from intellectus "discernment, understanding," from past participle stem of intelligere "to understand, discern" (see intelligence). Intellectual property attested from 1845. Other adjective formations included intellective (late 15c.), intellectile (1670s).
1590s, "mind, intellect," from intellectual (adj.); sense of "an intellectual person" is from 1650s. Related: Intellectuals.
A person who engages in academic study or critical evaluation of ideas and issues. (See intelligentsia.)