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intellectualism

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noun in·tel·lec·tu·al·ism \ˌin-tə-ˈlek-chə-wə-ˌli-zəm, -chə-ˌli-, -shwə-ˌli-, -chü(-ə)-ˌli-\

Definition of intellectualism

  1. :  devotion to the exercise of intellect or to intellectual pursuits

intellectualist play \-list\ noun or adjective
intellectualistic play \-ˌlek-chə-wə-ˈlis-tik, -chə-ˈlis-, -shwə-ˈlis-, -chü(-ə)-ˈlis-\ adjective


1800

First Known Use of intellectualism

1800



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