- having power to understand; intelligent; cognitive.
- of or relating to the intellect.
Origin of intellective
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Examples from the Web for intellective
But that the impassivity of the sensitive and intellective power is not similar, is evident in the sensoria and in sense.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2
Charles Dudley Warner
The Greek philosophers acknowledged several kinds of ψυχὴ, the nutritive, the sensitive, and the intellective.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive
John Stuart Mill
This is identical with the intelligence itself; it is what constitutes its intellective force and principle of activity.
But we never attain a similar intuition of God by the mere exercise of our intellective activity.
The three heads signify the intellective, dianoetic, and doxatic powers.The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites