INTELLIGENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INTELLIGENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
intelligent
 a.  ingenious or wise; mentally acute
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  To the credit of the negroes, including the least intelligent of them, few were actuated by malice and those few had usually been "mean niggers" even in slave days.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  The Swiss are a very intelligent race and keenly alive to architectural beauty.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
3  The inhabitants of the Humble Home were supposed to be amiable and intelligent.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  Carol was discovering that the one thing that can be more disconcerting than intelligent hatred is demanding love.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
5  With Vida as lieutenant and unofficial commander she campaigned for a village nurse to attend poor families, raised the fund herself, saw to it that the nurse was young and strong and amiable and intelligent.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
6  I'd heard he was eccentric, but really, I found him quite intelligent.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
7  And I'd been having lots of fun dancing with the nicest young farmer, so strong and nice, and awfully intelligent.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  But all the courageous intelligent people are fighting him.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
9  And that is the reason why a young buck with an intelligent looking calf's head before him, is somehow one of the saddest sights you can see.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 65. The Whale as a Dish.
10  I would have you investigate it now with the sole view of forming to yourself some unexaggerated, intelligent estimate of whatever battering-ram power may be lodged there.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 76. The Battering-Ram.
11  How well I remember her laugh; it had in it the same sudden recognition that flashed into her eyes, was a burst of humour, short and intelligent.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
12  Her keen, intelligent eyes never left my face.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIII
13  The younger one did not look up; he was submerged in his own feelings, but his brother met me with intelligent grey eyes.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
14  The murder at Shelbyville is only a verification of what every intelligent man knew would come, because with a mob a rumor is as good as a proof.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VI
15  Mrs. Highcamp was a worldly but unaffected, intelligent, slim, tall blonde woman in the forties, with an indifferent manner and blue eyes that stared.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
Example Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
16  He surrounds himself with attractive, intelligent, or well-known people.
17  I have not arrived at a very intelligent opinion on that matter.
18  You're an intelligent woman, surely you realize by now that I'm helping you.
19  Resource Investigator: the team's contact with its environment, generates ideas and resources; intelligent, stable and introvert.
20  They seem to equate intelligent belief with credulity.
21  They do their best to make science intelligible to young children.
22  The report needs to be intelligible to the client.
23  This report would be intelligible only to an expert in computing.
24  His argument was so convoluted that few of us could follow it intelligently.
25  Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
26  He has a great deal of native intelligence, ability, charm, etc.
27  US intelligence had been feeding false information to a KGB agent.
28  After working in the prison service, he joined the defence forces before becoming an intelligence agent.
29  There is no general agreement on a standard definition of intelligence.
30  Seeing as Mr Moreton is a doctor, I would assume he has a modicum of intelligence.