Example sentences for: intellect

How can you use “intellect” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He remains the American right's best evidence that a first-rate intellect (and he was that) could see the world in the black-and-white terms the right has long favored.

  • We are of the generation that likes to have its intellect teased.

  • And it's probably true that psychological predisposition, as much as reason and intellect, leads dour characters like Paul Tsongas (and--until the other day--Bob Dole) to be preachers of sacrifice, while sunny characters like Jack Kemp become apologists for alchemy.

  • Some of us might be inclined to view terms like under-achiever as psychologist's or educationist's euphemistic jargon for dope ; but such descriptive designations, deliberately nonspecific and presumably neutral (at least for the time being), are in keeping with the view of the human intellect taken in these closing years of the 20th century.

  • Morris admires Reagan's imagination and will; it's Reagan's intellect and cultural taste he cannot help but disdain.

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