INTELLECT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INTELLECT
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intellect
 n.  ability to learn and reason; ability to think abstractly or profoundly
Classic Sentence: (51 in 4 pages)
1  There was the same candour, the same vivacity, but it was allied to an expression more full of sensibility and intellect.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
2  She instructed her daughter in the tenets of her religion and taught her to aspire to higher powers of intellect and an independence of spirit forbidden to the female followers of Muhammad.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 14
3  But in giving an account of the progress of my intellect, I must not omit a circumstance which occurred in the beginning of the month of August of the same year.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
4  Wherever there is a heart and an intellect, the diseases of the physical frame are tinged with the peculiarities of these.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
5  The intellect of Roger Chillingworth had now a sufficiently plain path before it.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
6  It was an age in which the human intellect, newly emancipated, had taken a more active and a wider range than for many centuries before.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
7  Her intellect and heart had their home, as it were, in desert places, where she roamed as freely as the wild Indian in his woods.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
8  Men of uncommon intellect, who have grown morbid, possess this occasional power of mighty effort, into which they throw the life of many days and then are lifeless for as many more.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
9  If he should turn to and beat her, he may possibly get the strength on his side; if it should be a question of intellect, he certainly will not.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVIII
10  It has gradually augmented, until it assumes the appearance of aberration of intellect.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. I AM INVOLVED IN MYSTERY
11  Konstantin Levin regarded his brother as a man of immense intellect and culture, as generous in the highest sense of the word, and possessed of a special faculty for working for the public good.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 1
12  Sergey Ivanovitch, who was looked up to by all the party for his intellect and learning, with a respect that almost amounted to awe, surprised everyone by joining in the conversation about mushrooms.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 1
13  And not merely pride of intellect, but dulness of intellect.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 12
14  And most of all, the deceitfulness; yes, the deceitfulness of intellect.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 12
15  What they advocated was the very pride of intellect that had almost been his ruin.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 16
Example Sentence:
1  Anger rusts intellect so that it cannot discern right from wrong.
2  Her energy and intellect are respected all over the world.
3  She had the combined talents of toughness, intellect, experience and unsullied reputation.
4  The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect.
5  Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.
6  In this stage, the intellect is able to grasp all knowledge, and does not need to have recourse to the senses again.
7  I shall show the higher part intellect plays in conjugal love, the control, restraint, forbearance, sacrifice.