Synonyms of intellect in English:

intellect


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noun

1‘it's a film that appeals more to the intellect than to the gut’

SYNONYMS
mind, brain, brains, head, intelligence, reason, understanding, comprehension, thought, brainpower, sense, judgement, wisdom, wits
informal nous, grey matter, brainbox, brain cells
British informal loaf, upper storey
North American informal smarts
South African informal kop
ANTONYMS

emotion

2‘one of the most sophisticated intellects of the century’

SYNONYMS
thinker, intellectual, bluestocking, academic, scholar, sage
mind, brain