Definition of intellectually in US English:

intellectually

adverb

  • In a way that relates to the intellect.

    ‘intellectually stimulating conversation’
    ‘many of us have grown intellectually’
    • ‘Genetic pollution is perhaps the most intellectually interesting legal issue relating to biotechnology.’
    • ‘The result is an intellectually pedestrian story.’
    • ‘That Rembrandt was deeply engaged—intellectually, spiritually, emotionally, visually, physically—with his art may seem self-evident.’
    • ‘For me, it might be wanting to adapt a notion of bohemian life to a mode of working intellectually.’
    • ‘The computer provides all students, regardless of their ability to draw, access to the creative and intellectually challenging world of animation.’
    • ‘She experimented with photography as a means for transforming the immediacy of experience into something visually and intellectually abstract.’
    • ‘Intellectually, the show is simply a diagrammatic survey of the conventional themes in the textbooks.’
    • ‘Her work is provocative and emotionally wrenching, yet overwhelmingly beautiful and intellectually compelling.’
    • ‘In older, intellectually organized, scholarly times, contacts resulted in influences.’
    • ‘What he's hanging out on his line is new and exciting and, most important, intellectually stirring.’

Pronunciation

intellectually

/ˈˌin(t)əlˈˌek(t)SH(əw)əlē/