Pseudointellectual

Pseudointellectual


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  • pseudointellectual — pseudointellectually, adv. /sooh doh in tl ek chooh euhl/, n. 1. a person exhibiting intellectual pretensions that have no basis in sound scholarship. 2. a person who pretends an interest in intellectual matters for reasons of status. adj. 3. of …   Universalium

  • pseudointellectual — pseudointellectually, adv. /sooh doh in tl ek chooh euhl/, n. 1. a person exhibiting intellectual pretensions that have no basis in sound scholarship. 2. a person who pretends an interest in intellectual matters for reasons of status. adj. 3. of …   Useful english dictionary

  • pseudointellectual — noun Someone who pretends to be more intelligent than they are. Syn: pseud, pseudo …   Wiktionary

  • pseudointellectual — n. one who pretends to be intellectual adj. pretending to be intellectual …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pseudointellectual — pseu•do•in•tel•lec•tu•al [[t]ˌsu doʊˌɪn tlˈɛk tʃu əl[/t]] n. a person who pretends an interest in intellectual matters • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • pseu|do|in|tel|lec|tu|al — «SOO doh IHN tuh LEHK chu uhl», adjective, noun. –adj. pretending to be intellectual; falsely intellectual: »pseudointellectual snobbism. –n. a pseudointellectual person …   Useful english dictionary

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