[ in-tel-i-juhnt ]
/ ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒənt /
having good understanding or a high mental capacity; quick to comprehend, as persons or animals: an intelligent student.
displaying or characterized by quickness of understanding, sound thought, or good judgment: an intelligent reply.
having the faculty of reasoning and understanding; possessing intelligence: intelligent beings in outer space.
Computers. pertaining to the ability to do data processing locally; smart: An intelligent terminal can edit input before transmission to a host computer.Compare dumb(def 8).
Archaic. having understanding or knowledge (usually followed by of).
Hyper vs. HypoLet’s start from the top: Hyper- is a prefix that means excess or exaggeration, while hypo- is another prefix that means under or beneath. Both hyper and hypo are usually used as prefixes, which are elements or partial words added to the beginning of a base word to modify its meaning. Hyper is derived from the Greek word for over, and hypo is a Greek …
Origin of intelligent
SYNONYMS FOR intelligent
1 bright. Intelligent, intellectual describe distinctive mental capacity. Intelligent often suggests a natural quickness of understanding: an intelligent reader. Intellectual implies not only having a high degree of understanding, but also a capacity and taste for the higher forms of knowledge: intellectual interests.
2 astute, clever, alert, bright, apt, discerning, shrewd, smart. See sharp.
ANTONYMS FOR intelligent
1, 2 stupid.
in·tel·li·gent·ly, adverbhy·per·in·tel·li·gent, adjectivehy·per·in·tel·li·gent·ly, adverbnon·in·tel·li·gent, adjective
non·in·tel·li·gent·ly, adverbpre·in·tel·li·gent, adjectivepre·in·tel·li·gent·ly, adverbqua·si-in·tel·li·gent, adjectivequa·si-in·tel·li·gent·ly, adverbsem·i-in·tel·li·gent, adjectivesem·i-in·tel·li·gent·ly, adverbsu·per·in·tel·li·gent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hyper-intelligent
/ (ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒənt) /
having or indicating intelligence
having high intelligence; clever
indicating high intelligence; perceptivean intelligent guess
guided by reason; rational
(of computerized functions) able to modify action in the light of ongoing events
(postpositive foll by of) archaic having knowledge or informationthey were intelligent of his whereabouts
Derived Formsintelligently, adverb
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