There are two types of intellects: the intuitive and the rational. Intuitive intellects are based on emotions and intuition rather than on reason and logic. Rational intellects are based on reason and logic.

  • The intuitive intellect was more likely to come up with the new idea.

  • The rational intellect was better at analyzing the data and coming up with a plan.

Definition of intellects


knowledge and intellectual ability




a person who uses the mind creatively




the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination


reason, understanding

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Example Sentences for intellects

  • 1

    It is as provocative as in challenging to the intellect.

  • 2

    I venerate the intellect of man.

  • 3

    The man's intellect and virtuosity is unimpeachable.

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    Anger is the evil genius and blight of the intellect.

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    It was never a vaunt of the intellect of my ancestors.

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    In my opinion, this is offensive to the intellect of the reader.

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    Don't underestimate the power of the human intellect

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    The Romantics rejected rationalism and religious intellect.

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    The two of you have the intellect of a neutron.

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    You are underestimating the power of the human intellect.