Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Intellect

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INTELLECT, that faculty of the human soul or mind by which it receives or comprehends the ideas communicated to it by the senses or by perception, or other means, as distinguished from the power to feel and to will; also the capacity for higher forms of knowledge as distinguished from the power to perceive and imagine. In the plural, wits, senses; as, to be disordered in the intellects.