Intellectual vs Sane - What's the difference?
As an adjective intellectual
is belonging to, or performed by, the intellect; mental or cognitive; as, intellectual powers, activities, etc.
As a noun intellectual
is an intelligent, learned person, especially one who discourses about learned matters.
As a verb sane is
* intellectuall (obsolete)
Belonging to, or performed by, the intellect; mental or cognitive; as, intellectual powers, activities, etc.
Endowed with intellect; having the power of understanding; having capacity for the higher forms of knowledge or thought; characterized by intelligence or mental capacity; as, an intellectual person.
Suitable for exercising the intellect; formed by, and existing for, the intellect alone; perceived by the intellect; as, intellectual employments.
Relating to the understanding; treating of the mind; as, intellectual philosophy, sometimes called "mental" philosophy.
(archaic, poetic) Spiritual.
* 1805 , William Wordsworth, The Prelude , Book II, lines 331-334 (eds. Jonathan Wordsworth, M. H. Abrams, & Stephen Gill, published by W. W. Norton & Company, 1979):
- I deem not profitless those fleeting moods / Of shadowy exultation; not for this, / That they are kindred to our purer mind / And intellectual life ...
* intellectual capital
* intellectual disability
* intellectual honesty
* intellectual journey
* intellectual property
* intellectual rights
* organic intellectual
An intelligent, learned person, especially one who discourses about learned matters.
(archaic) The intellect or understanding; mental powers or faculties.
* public intellectual
Being in a healthy condition; not deranged; acting rationally.
Mentally sound; possessing a rational mind; having the mental faculties in such condition as to be able to anticipate and judge the effect of one's actions in an ordinary manner.
- a sane mind
Rational; reasonable; sensible.
- a sane person
- Try to go to bed at a sane time before your exams.