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 \ˌin-tə-ˈlek-chə-wə-list, -chə-list, -shwə-list, -chü(-ə)-list\ noun or adjective

intellectualistic

play \ˌin-tə-ˌlek-chə-wə-ˈli-stik, -chə-ˈli-, -shwə-ˈli-, -chü(-ə)-ˈli-\ adjective

1800

First Known Use of intellectualism

1800



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