NOETIC (nō etʹik) – adj. of or having to do with the mind or intellect; sometimes specifically able to be understood only by the intellect.
Think “poetic” with your noodle – not the pool noodle, silly – your noggin / noodle / little pea brain. Noetic belly-flops into your intellectual pool of thought.
We “wax poetic” from tidbits of prose floating through our minds. And we grab those tantalizing tastes of wisdom with our intellect – noetic.
But according to famous and infamous Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Jung, “… intellect is, at best, only the half of truth …”*