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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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