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nonintellectual

(ˌnɒnɪntɪˈlɛktʃʊəl)
adj
not appealing to or characteristic of people with a developed intellect
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Adj.1.nonintellectual - not intellectual
unscholarly - not scholarly
intellectual - appealing to or using the intellect; "satire is an intellectual weapon"; "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"; "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"; "coldly intellectual"; "sort of the intellectual type"; "intellectual literature"
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The authority to arbitrate is in this case legitimized by superior (objective) knowledge to which intellectuals have a better access than the nonintellectual part of society.
Instead voters will make choices on nonintellectual margins, such as looks, personality, sense of humor, ethnic identity, name recognition, and a host of other categories that political and marketing consultants may devise.
He also argues that expertise, be it in nonintellectual or intellectual domains, actually requires us to pay attention to what is going on in the environmental setting and not to assigned cognitive processes.
To the extent that the underlying message perceived by Maimonides in Job can be understood as representing his view of Jewish theology as a whole, the identification of Elihu with Epicurus would mean that for Maimonides the public theological norms of the community were a masquerade, intended for the benefit of the nonintellectual masses and concealing an inner doctrine identical with the ideological nemesis of the public doctrine.
Research shows, for example, that students who learn for nonintellectual benefits tend to cheat.
106) University and government funding and support, for instance through the National Science Foundation or National Institutes of Health, also provide nonintellectual property-based motivation for innovation in the form of research funding and rewards.
counselor can help develop nonintellectual skills, such as job interview
Lewis have pointed out this fact, and thoughtful nonintellectual people have usually assumed it.
providers from liability for the nonintellectual property activity of
It is also true that exe-cutives who were recruited and selected have had more or less same level of intellectual quotient but day-to-day experience indicates that there is existence of nonintellectual abilities in these executives which predispose them towards management of job stress resulting into psychological well-being and effectiveness at workplace.
Reagan was an enigma: Affable but friendless, a nonintellectual man of ideas, an ingenuous power politician.
Several variables contribute to a child's preparedness for elementary school: cognitive abilities, educational exposure, socioeconomic status (SES), as well as other nonintellectual variables such as social and emotional readiness for transition (Kauffman & Kauffman, 1996; La Paro & Pianta, 2000).