from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, originating in, or apprehended by the intellect.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to the mind or intellect.
- adj. Originating in or apprehended by reason.
- n. The science of the intellect.
- n. A purely intellectual entity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the intellect; intellectual.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to, performed by, or originating in the intellect.
- In psychology, consciously logical: opposed to hyponoëtie, or unconsciously logical.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
Greek noētikos, from noēsis, understanding; see noesis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek νοητικός (noētikos), ultimately from νοέω (noeō, "I see, understand") (Wiktionary)