Phrases.com »

Phrases related to: intellectual nourishment

Yee yee! We've found 13 phrases and idioms matching intellectual nourishment.

Sort:RelevancyA - Z
intellectual myopiaa phrase coined for stupidity.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
public intellectualA well-known, intelligent, learned person whose written works and other social and cultural contributions are recognized not only by academic audiences and readers, but also by many members of society in general.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
no brainerSomething that supposedly doesn’t take much intellectual thought. Whoever says that something is a no brainer is usually the one with no brains.Rate it:

(3.00 / 2 votes)
baggageIn a metaphorical sense, factors that restrict a person's freedom, often in an intellectual or psychological way: emotional baggage.Rate it:

(2.50 / 2 votes)
brain candyA narrative, commentary, etc. which amuses and holds one's attention, but which lacks intellectual depth or importance.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
cibo se abstinereto abstain from all nourishment.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep thinkerA person whose thoughts are profound; an intellectual.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
high-browIntellectualRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Mind over MatterThe intellectual power is stronger than other powersRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
mind-numbingExcessively boring, tedious, or dull; repetitive; of an activity, etc., lacking any interest or variety that might serve as intellectual stimulation.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
no brainerSomething that supposedly doesn’t take much intellectual thought.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny(biology, social sciences, art, philosophy) The physical, cultural, moral, or intellectual development of each individual passes through stages similar to the developmental stages of that individual's species, society, or civilization.1905, J. A. Harris, "The Importance of Investigations of Seedling Stages," Science, New Series, vol. 22, no. 554, p. 186:With reference to seedling stages the statement that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny must be made with great reserve.1961, M. E. Wolfgang, "Pioneers in Criminology: Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909)," The Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology, and Police Science, vol. 52, no. 4, p. 367:Haeckel maintained that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny, and this idea was incorporated by Lombroso into his parallelism between the criminal and the child.2002, B. S. Jackson, "Models in Legal History: The Case of Biblical Law," Journal of Law and Religion, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 11:For even if we accept that "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny," those responsible for the drafting of ancient legal documents were not children, and are hardly to be endowed with some form of infantile mentality.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
popcorn movieA motion picture without serious dramatic content, a weighty message, or intellectual depth, which serves simply as enjoyable entertainment.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

Alternative searches for intellectual nourishment:

Quiz

Are you a phrases master?

»
He fought tooth and __________ to get that job.
  • A. hair
  • B. fist
  • C. nail
  • D. gum

Browse Phrases.com