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Daemon
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cerebral

(adjective) Involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct.

Synonyms: intellectual

Usage: She preferred to take a cerebral approach to the problem and sat for hours in deep contemplation.
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Daemon wrote:
cerebral

(adjective) Involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct.

Synonyms: intellectual

Usage: She preferred to take a cerebral approach to the problem and sat for hours in deep contemplation.

What about brain?
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cerebral
Definition: (adjective) Involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct.
Synonyms: intellectual
Usage: She preferred to take a cerebral approach to the problem and sat for hours in deep contemplation.
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cerebral (adj.)
1816, "pertaining to the brain," from French cérébral (16c.), from Latin cerebrum "the brain" (also "the understanding"), from PIE *keres-, from root *ker- (1) "horn; head." Meaning "intellectual, clever" is from 1929. Cerebral palsy attested from 1824, originally a general term for cases of paralysis that seemed to be traceable to "a morbid state of the encephalon." Later used in a more specific sense from c. 1860, based on the work of English surgeon Dr. William Little.
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If you are a cerebral person, no one would ever call you a drama queen. You make decisions using your intelligence and cold, hard facts, instead of your emotions.
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The word cerebral gets its meaning from cerebrum, which is Latin for brain. Cerebral people use their brains instead of their hearts. The cerebrum is a particular section of the brain, and anything related to that part is also cerebral, like in medicine. A cerebral hemorrhage, for example, means a hemorrhage has occurred in the brain — a phrase you'd never want to hear coming from a doctor.
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fraulf wrote:
What about brain?

That's the other meaning which you would have found if you had followed the link:



The Word of the Day is here just to remind us of unusual meanings in usual words.

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Related to cerebral: cerebral palsy, cerebral edema, cerebral cortex
cer·e·bral (sĕr′ə-brəl, sə-rē′-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the brain or cerebrum.
2. Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional: "His approach is cerebral, analytical, cautious" (Helen Dewar).
cer·e′bral·ly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
cerebral (ˈsɛrɪbrəl; US səˈriːbrəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the cerebrum or to the entire brain
2. involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics another word for cacuminal
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a consonant articulated in the manner of a cacuminal consonant
ˈcerebrally adv
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ce•re•bral (səˈri brəl, ˈsɛr ə-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the cerebrum or the brain.
2. characterized by the use of the intellect rather than intuition or instinct.
3. retroflex (def. 2).
n.
4. a retroflex speech sound.
[1795–1805; < New Latin]
ce•re′bral•ly, adv.
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cer·e·bral (sĕr′ə-brəl, sə-rē′brəl)
Relating to the brain or cerebrum.
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Adj. 1. cerebral - involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct; "a cerebral approach to the problem"; "cerebral drama"
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cerebral

Definition: (adjective) Involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct.
Synonyms: intellectual
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