from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having the left brain dominant.
  • adjective Of or relating to the thought processes, such as logic and calculation, generally associated with the left brain.
  • adjective Of or relating to a person whose behavior is dominated by logic, analytical thinking, and verbal communication, rather than emotion and creativity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Exhibiting intellectual or personality characteristics suggesting dominance of linguistic or logical modes of thought, which are usually controlled by the left cerebral hemisphere; ; also referred to as linear. See linear{3}. Contrasted with right-brained.


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