HyperDic: notion

English > 4 senses of the word notion:
NOUNcognitionnotion, impression, feeling, belief, opiniona vague idea in which some confidence is placed
cognitionnotiona general inclusive concept
cognitionnotion, whim, whimsy, whimseyan odd / odd or fanciful or capricious idea
artifactnotion(usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items
notion > pronunciation
Soundsnow'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > notion: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA vague idea in which some confidence is placed.
Synonymsimpression, feeling, belief, opinion
NarrowereffectAn impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived)
first blushAt the first glimpse or impression
intuition, hunch, suspicionAn impression that something might be the case
presenceThe impression that something is present
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Spanishcreencia, impresión, sentimiento
Catalancreença, impressió, sentiment
English > notion: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA general inclusive concept.
NarrowermumpsimusA traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable
Broaderconcept, conception, constructAn abstract or general idea inferred / inferred / inferred / inferred or derived from specific instances
Spanishconcepto, noción
Catalannoció
Adjectivesnotionalbeing of the nature of a notion or concept
English > notion: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn odd / odd or fanciful or capricious idea.
Example"the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories"
Synonymswhim, whimsy, whimsey
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Spanishantojo, capricho, noción
Catalanantull, idea
English > notion: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaning(usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items.
Example"buttons and needles are notions"
Narrowerribbonnotion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming
BroaderarticleOne of a class of artifacts
Spanishartículos de mercería
Catalanarticles de merceria

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