a. relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional
The content of philosophical works is cerebral in nature and requires much thought.
Ballmer is a brash, exuberant, natural-born salesman — especially compared with the cerebral Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
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For two nights I had hardly had a wink of sleep, and my brain was beginning to feel that numbness which marks cerebral exhaustion.
For many weeks he lay in a fever accompanied by delirium, and by tolerably grave cerebral symptoms, caused more by the shocks of the wounds on the head than by the wounds themselves.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context