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Origin of intellectuality

From the Late Latin word intellēctuālitās, dating back to 1605–15. See intellectual, -ity
Related formsun·in·tel·lec·tu·al·i·ty, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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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).

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