HyperDic: intuition

English > 2 senses of the word intuition:
NOUNcognitionintuitioninstinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
cognitionintuition, hunch, suspicionan impression that something might be the case
intuition > pronunciation
Soundsih.ntuwih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > intuition: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaninginstinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes).
Narrowerfeeling, intuitive feelingAn intuitive understanding of something
gnosisintuitive knowledge of spiritual truths
immediacy, immediate apprehensionimmediate intuitive awareness
insight, sixth sensegrasping the inner nature of things intuitively
inspirationA sudden intuition as part of solving a problem
Broaderbasic cognitive processcognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
Spanishintuición
Catalanintuïció
Verbsintuitknow or grasp by intuition or feeling
English > intuition: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn impression that something might be the case.
Example"he had an intuition that something had gone wrong"
Synonymshunch, suspicion
Narrowerheart, bosomThe locus of feelings and intuitions
Broaderimpression, feeling, belief, notion, opinionA vague idea in which some confidence is placed
Spanishintuición, presentimiento
Catalanintuïció
Verbsintuitknow or grasp by intuition or feeling

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