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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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Miller is the nonintellectual godfather of opposition to the individual mandate.
Hodges points out there is relatively little primary-source material to draw from; but his method of discussing events, relationships, and Turing's nonintellectual development--while not random--is often hard to follow.
Strickland notes that historically, WPAs have resisted the notion of themselves as managers because, as "traditional humanist intellectuals," we often "distrust management as, at best, nonintellectual, and, at worst, soul-murdering" (10).
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.
Utilization of levels of intellectual ability as a control variable in studies of nonintellectual factors in academic achievement.
Among the four characters, it is Mandy who ends up becoming the voice of reason, a representative of the normal, nonintellectual majority, the ones who are less likely to question a picture for either its appropriateness or supposed virtues.
She argues that the misconception of teaching as a nonintellectual practice "threatens the very foundations of our political system" (p.
Research shows, for example, that students who learn for nonintellectual benefits tend to cheat.
Lee and Kubilius further identified a number of nonintellectual characteristics including task commitment or motivation; personality attributes (like resilience, risk taking, independence, emotional intensity, assertiveness, and persistence); an internal locus of control; self-efficacy; self-concept; and creativity; which according to them allow cognitive strengths to be developed fully, enabling them to be used and applied to meaningful study and work.
47) Weinreich did not feel that nonintellectual Yiddish speakers were capable of comprehending and absorbing such information provided by Prylucki.
Consequently, the practical but nonintellectual Romans who followed saw little value in keeping the Greek scientific traditions alive, much less expanding them.
The old nobility, however philistine and nonintellectual it might have been, had a grasp at least of physical and practical realities, and of common sense--a grasp in which our modern political class is hopelessly deficient.