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Synonyms for intelligentɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intelligent(adj)

    having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree

    Synonyms:
    thinking(a), healthy, sound, levelheaded, reasoning(a), level-headed, well-informed

    Antonyms:
    naive, naif, unintelligent, unreasonable, irrational, brainless, stupid, headless

  2. intelligent, well-informed(adj)

    possessing sound knowledge

    Synonyms:
    sound, intelligent, well-informed, thinking(a), healthy, reasoning(a), level-headed, levelheaded

    Antonyms:
    brainless, unintelligent, naive, naif, irrational, headless, unreasonable, stupid

  3. healthy, intelligent, levelheaded, level-headed, sound(adj)

    exercising or showing good judgment

    Synonyms:
    levelheaded, reasoning(a), good, salubrious, well-informed, sizable, sound, wakeless, well-grounded, sizeable, effectual, thinking(a), hefty, profound, healthy, heavy, reasoned, legal, respectable, intelligent, goodly, goodish, level-headed, tidy, good for you(p)

    Antonyms:
    unreasonable, brainless, stupid, unintelligent, naive, irrational, headless, naif

  4. intelligent, reasoning(a), thinking(a)(adj)

    endowed with the capacity to reason

    Antonyms:
    unreasonable, unintelligent, headless, brainless, stupid, naif, naive, irrational

Wiktionary

  1. intelligent(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    stupid

  2. intelligent(adjective)

    of high or especially quick cognitive capacity, bright.

    Antonyms:
    stupid

  3. intelligent(adjective)

    well thought-out, well considered

    Antonyms:
    stupid

  4. intelligent(adjective)

    characterized by thoughtful interaction

    Antonyms:
    stupid

  5. intelligent(adjective)

    Having the same level of brain power as mankind.

    Antonyms:
    stupid

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. intelligent

    Clever, as used in England, especially implies an aptitude for study or learning, and for excellent tho not preeminent mental achievement. The early New England usage as implying simple and weak good nature has largely affected the use of the word throughout the United States, where it has never been much in favor. Smart, indicating dashing ability, is now coming to have a suggestion of unscrupulousness, similar to that of the word sharp, which makes its use a doubtful compliment. The discriminating use of such words as able, gifted, talented, etc., is greatly preferable to an excessive use of the word clever. Compare ACUMEN; ASTUTE; POWER.

    Synonyms:
    able, adroit, apt, bright, capable, clever, dexterous, expert, gifted, happy, ingenious, intellectual, keen, knowing, quick, quick-witted, sharp, skilful, smart, talented

    Antonyms:
    awkward, bungling, clumsy, dull, foolish, idiotic, ignorant, senseless, slow, stupid, thick-headed, witless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. intelligent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    knowing, understanding, instructed, enlightened, skilful, skilled, clever, well-informed

  2. intelligent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    astute, acute, quick, bright, apt, shrewd, discerning, clear-sighted, keen-sighted, quick-sighted, sharp-sighted, sharp-witted, keen-eyed, long-headed, clear-headed


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