pseudo-intellectual


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pseudo-intellectual

[ˌsjuːdəʊˌɪntɪˈlɛktjʊəl] adj & npseudointellettuale (m/f)
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Has she," asked the Doctor, with a smile, "has she been associating of late with a circle of pseudo-intellectual women--super-spiritual superior beings?
The pseudo-intellectual construction of racial difference, which individuals and groups have used to divide and rule societies, was challenged as Africans and Europeans contracted sexual relationships on both long--and short-term bases.
Iqbal, who also holds the portfolio of planning and development ministry, said scientific researches were the benchmark for any country's progress, adding that 'Vision 2025', introduced by his government soon after coming into power in 2013, was being mocked by pseudo-intellectual opponents.
As far as serious discussions went, at that time, most of them were overtly pseudo-intellectual and boring," she recounted.
I wrote this not because I am fond of overcomplicating things; I think many will actually think that all these paragraphs are pseudo-profundities by a pseudo-intellectual thumbing through a well-worn thesaurus.
Among its various constituencies, the alt right is comprised of mens' rights advocates, pseudo-intellectual "race realists," technocratic authoritarians whose paeans to Chinese efficiency resemble those of Tom Friedman (if Tom Friedman thought Ian Smith was a sell-out), and outright neo-Nazis.
But Scottish writer and pseudo-intellectual Kevin Williamson took exception.
TopazSLC: "#ThisYearsElectionIsAlotLike high school - the bully, the class clown, rich kid with benefits, the pseudo-intellectual, the token minorities.
If you are rooted in 1970s academia, you may think an interview with an artist is just trivial catnip, a Grazia expose in pseudo-intellectual packaging.
When I write for Americans, I abandon my convoluted, pseudo-intellectual, noun-heavy Germanic style for brief, clear sentences.
Author Glenn Hawkins adopts the dubious persona of "Cary Smith" to narrate his tormentedly twisted narrative of pseudo-intellectual critics, frustrated dreams, overbearing peers, and highly crazed hyperbole.

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