Definition Of unintelligentsia

noun

intellectuals or highly educated people as a group, especially when regarded as possessing culture and political influence.

They were followed by the intelligentsia and cultural élites.

Example Of unintelligentsia

  • A considerable portion of the intelligentsia has swung to the right.

  • A disproportionately high number of signatories belonged to the intelligentsia or the officer corps.

  • a distrust of the intelligentsia and of theoretical learning

  • As it is known, dissidents started all this, then writers and creative intelligentsia joined us.

  • At the end of the war, the intelligentsia was greatly reduced in numbers.


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