According to feminists, is not the collection of mental activities rewarded in academia - qualities such as droning, linear thinking, absence of passion and creativity, inablitiy to challenge authority ec. Essentially, intellectuality involves a choice to use one's mind to its fullest capacity, questioning/questing under all circumstances ... realizing reason.

In`tel*lec`tu*al"i*ty (?), n. [L. intellectualitas: cf. F. intellectualit'e.]

Intellectual powers; possession of intellect; quality of being intellectual.

 

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