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1.
Something severely lacking on Urban Dictionary, for god sake at least know what you're talking about before you post a load of crap on here.
The eiffel tower was built by eskimos as a present for Jesus!11!! He then changed his name to Bob Dylan and formed an emo band!1!

No form of intelligence was used in the above statement, but you'll probably believe it because you read it on the internet.
by Jorj November 28, 2006
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2.
Knowing when to shut up.
Intelligence:

"It is not what enters into the mouth that defiles the man, but what proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man." - Matthew 15:11

You don't have to be a Christian to appreciate such wisdom. =)
by Non-christian February 16, 2009
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3.
The balance of intuition and logic.
"This man has so much intelligence, he's like a fountain of knowledge"
by hsi September 13, 2006
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4.
A term used to describe the potencies such abilities as application of knowledge, amount of logic, creativity (to some extent), memory (to a lesser extent), and general comprehension, among animals. Intelligence is, often, something lacking in most human beings. Intelligence is relative to one person; what you and I, for instance, perceive as stupid may contradict eachother, or vary in degrees.

Today, people often confuse knowledge and determination (especially in academics) with intelligence. Understand; these are NOT the same things. Knowledge is, of course, the amount of information a person mentally contains. Determination is, naturally, the want to go to often extreme measures to achieve your aims or goals. While intelligence is useless without knowledge, the contrary - knowledge without intelligence - is equally useless.

Much of the time, IQ tests are associated with intelligence. While these are, currently, the most accurate "measurements" of intelligence (if properly executed), they are by no means definitive. They don't consider creativity, abstract logic, or any other trait generally considered intelligent. Still, intelligent people tend to receive higher scores than their mediocre counter-parts. One must also take into account that often times, things like vocabulary are used in such tests. In English, vocabulary, often times, requires definitive knowledge of Latin, German, or French, if not the English language, due to the roots not being absolutely apparent in all cases.
Man, I possess so much intelligence. I mean, just look at that monsterly definition.
by Amerikaner August 24, 2006
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5.
Intelligence is correlated to the ability to adapt to different environments and circumstances. The higher the intelligence, the easier it is to deal with ambiguity, incomplete information, and to make intuitive leaps in logic that turn out to be productive and right. The lower the intelligence, the less likely it is to adapt to change and the less likely it is for that organism to be successful in the new and changing environment.
Democrat politicians tend to lack the ability to deal with ambiguous information, to make correct intuitive generalizations, and therefore seem to lack the basic intelligence needed to adapt and survive. This is why the Democrat party is slowly losing favor due in large part to a failure to deal effectively with changes taking place in the political landscape, and this failure to adapt is directly correlated to the general lack of intelligence demonstrated by Democrats.
by Dr. Rogers March 07, 2005
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6.
A factor used in video games to make your character smarter.
I need more mana to cast my level 6 spells, but i dont have enough intelligence.
by MagicOnion September 21, 2006
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