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Intuition

In`tu`i´tion
n.1.
1.A looking after; a regard to.
2.Direct apprehension or cognition; immediate knowledge, as in perception or consciousness; - distinguished from "mediate" knowledge, as in reasoning; as, the mind knows by intuition that black is not white, that a circle is not a square, that three are more than two, etc.; quick or ready insight or apprehension.
Sagacity and a nameless something more, - let us call it intuition.
- Hawthorne.
3.Any object or truth discerned by intuition.
4.Any quick insight, recognized immediately without a reasoning process; a belief arrived at unconsciously; - often it is based on extensive experience of a subject.
5.The ability to have insight into a matter without conscious thought; as, his chemical intuition allowed him to predict compound conformations without any conscious calculation; a mother's intuition often tells her what is best for her child.
Noun1.intuition - instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
2.intuition - an impression that something might be the case; "he had an intuition that something had gone wrong"
Synonyms: hunch, suspicion
(operating system)Intuition - The Amiga windowing system (a shared-code library).
ESP, anschauung, clairsentience, clairvoyance, common sense, extrasensory perception, feeling, foreboding, forefeeling, foresight, funny feeling, hunch, impression, intimation, intuitive impression, intuitiveness, lucidity, mother wit, perception, perceptiveness, percipience, perspicacity, preapprehension, premonition, presentiment, psychometry, second sight, sixth sense, suspicion, vague feeling, vague idea
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