noun, plural in·tel·lec·tu·al·i·ties.
Origin of intellectuality
Examples from the Web for intellectuality
Probably this is due to the long association of intellectuality and science with heresy.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
Maurice thought of him at that moment as a sort of monster of intellectuality, terrifying and repellent.The Call of the Blood|Robert Smythe Hichens
Her salon was one of suitors rather than of intellectuality or harmless sociability.Women of Modern France (Illustrated)|Hugo Paul Thieme (1870-1940)
But Larry could not miss the intellectuality marking his heavy-jowled face; the keenness of his dark-eyed gaze.Astounding Stories, June, 1931|Various
It is not so much actively intellectual as passively aware of and satisfied with its own intellectuality.The Mystery Girl|Carolyn Wells
Word Origin and History for intellectuality
mid-15c., "the part of the mind which understands; understanding, intellect;" from Old French intellectualité and directly from Late Latin intellectualitas, from Latin intellectualis (see intellectual).