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- adj. Of or pertaining to the intelligence
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the intelligence; exercising or implying understanding; intellectual.
- adj. Consisting of unembodied mind; incorporeal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the intelligence; relating to or capable of understanding; intellectual.
- Consisting of intelligence or concrete mind.
- Conveying intelligence; serving to transmit information.
Re: Editorial, headlined "Before threats become deeds" - the "intelligential" overview of the current political debate.
In the drawing-room, Auntie awaited them: a large, matronly-looking spinster, with a heavy face and frame, a non-intelligential gaze from dull brown eyes.
In the objects of nature are presented, as in a mirror, all the possible elements, steps, and processes of intellect antecedent to consciousness, and therefore to the full development of the intelligential act; and mans mind is the very focus of all the rays of intellect which are scattered throughout the images of nature.
Yet the eager pursuit of the good which every one shapes to his own fancy, proclaims man the lord of this lower world, and to be an intelligential creature, who is not to receive, but acquire happiness.
In the line of light bringers who pass from hand to hand the torch of intelligential fire, there are men of most unequal stature, and a giant may stoop to take the precious flambeau from a dwarf.
I believe that even the new-born infant is, in some of his moods, already grappling with the deepest metaphysical problems, in forms infinitely too rudimental for the understanding of the grown philosopher -- as far, in fact, removed from his ken on the one side, that of intelligential beginning, the germinal subjective, as his abstrusest speculations are from the final solutions of absolute entity on the other.
But many, on the other hand, die of _intelligential_ diseases, as they may be called; of maladies seated in the brain or in that nervous system which acts as a kind of purveyor of thought fuel -- and these die wholly, body and spirit are darkened together.
Doubtless the most convenient form of appropriating the terms would be to consider the understanding as man's intelligential faculty, whatever be its object, the sensible or the intelligible world; while reason is the tri-unity, as it were, of the spiritual eye, light, and object.
In the objects of nature are presented, as in a mirror, all the possible elements, steps, and processes of intellect antecedent to consciousness, and therefore to the full development of the intelligential act; and man's mind is the very focus of all the rays of intellect which are scattered throughout the images of nature.
The material world and the intelligential (the copy and the pattern) appear to Dante to differ in this respect, that the orbits of the latter are more swift, the nearer they are to the centre, whereas the contrary is the case with the orbits of the former.
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