legi-, -leg-, -ligi-, -lig-, -lect-, -lectic, -lection
(Latin: read, readable [to choose words; to gather, to collect; to pick out; to read, to recite])
Closely related to lexi-, -lexia, -lexic, -lexis (Greek: a word; a saying, a phrase; speaking).
2. Lacking precision or unnecessarily complicated or long.
2. Unworthy of being chosen; unfit: "The company considered her ineligible for the job."
2. Very intelligent and knowledgeable.
2. The capacity to acquire and apply knowledge or the faculty of thought and reason.
3. Information about secret plans or activities; especially, those of foreign governments, the armed forces, business enemies, or criminals.
4. Etymology: from Latin intelligent-, formed from intellegere,, “to perceive, to discern”; from inter-, “between” plus legere, “to choose, to read”.
2. Aware, knowledgeable, or informed.
3. Etymology: from Latin intelligent-, formed from intellegere, “to perceive, to discern”; from inter-, “between” plus legere, “to choose, to read” (source of English "select" and "legible").
Intelligent design (ID) is an anti-evolution belief that asserts that naturalistic explanations of some biological entities are not possible and such entities can only be explained by intelligent causes.
Advocates of intelligent design maintain that their belief is scientific and provides empirical proof for the existence of God. They claim that intelligent design should be taught in the science classroom as an alternative to the science of evolution.
2. Perceptible only by the mind, not the senses.
2. Not religious; not practicing a religion and feeling no religious impulses or emotions.