intellective

adjective
in·​tel·​lec·​tive | \ ˌin-tə-ˈlek-tiv How to pronounce intellective (audio) \

Definition of intellective

: having, relating to, or belonging to the intellect : rational

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intellectively adverb

First Known Use of intellective

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Intellective.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intellective. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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