HyperDic: nous

English > 2 senses of the word nous:
NOUNcognitionnouscommon sense
cognitionnous, mind, head, brain, psychethat which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings
nous > pronunciation
Rhymesabstruse ... Zeus: 40 rhymes with uws...
English > nous: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningcommon sense.
Example"she has great social nous"
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broadercommon sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, sense, mother witsound practical judgment
Spanishcacumen, caletre, chirume, inteligencia, mollera, pesquis, razón
English > nous: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThat which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason.
Synonymsmind, head, brain, psyche
Narrowerego(psychoanalysis) the conscious mind
noddleAn informal British expression for head / head or mind / mind
subconscious mind, subconsciouspsychic activity just below the level of awareness
tabula rasaA young mind not yet affected by experience (according to John Locke)
unconscious mind, unconsciousThat part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
Broadercognition, knowledge, noesisThe psychological result of perception / perception and learning and reasoning
Spanishcabeza, cerebro, mente, nous, psique
Catalancap, cervell, ment, nous, psique

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