- the quality or state of being intellectual.
- intellectual character or power.
Origin of intellectuality
Examples from the Web for intellectuality
He noted, for the first time, the keen alertness and intellectuality of the other's face.The Shrieking Pit
Arthur J. Rees
Our men are too worldly and sensual in their intellectuality.Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women
George Sumner Weaver
Her countenance was alike expressive of intellectuality and strong passions.Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf
George W. M. Reynolds
He has neither the gravity of the first, nor yet the intellectuality of the second.The Young Voyageurs
The poet has transferred to them too much of his own intellectuality.Studies of Contemporary Poets
Mary C. Sturgeon
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).