Definition of Intuition

1. Noun. Instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes).




2. Noun. An impression that something might be the case. "He had an intuition that something had gone wrong"
Exact synonyms: Hunch, Suspicion
Generic synonyms: Belief, Feeling, Impression, Notion, Opinion
Specialized synonyms: Bosom, Heart
Derivative terms: Intuit, Suspect

Definition of Intuition

1. n. A looking after; a regard to.

Definition of Intuition

1. Noun. Immediate cognition without the use of conscious rational processes. ¹

2. Noun. A perceptive insight gained by the use of this faculty. ¹

3. Noun. (context: pedantic) (alternative spelling of intuition) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intuition

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Medical Definition of Intuition

1. Knowing or understanding without conscious use of reasoning. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Intuition

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1. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"(i) Sense intuition: the final stage in thé mental determination of an external object, consisting in a synthesis of elements in space and time. ..."

2. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1901)
"For, although all the parts are contained in the intuition of the whole, ... Every limited part of space presented to intuition is a whole, ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"As an element of educational method intuition means the grasp of knowledge by concrete, experimental or intellectual, ways of apprehension. ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"intuition BY GEORGE VAN N. DEARBORN Sargent Normal School, Cambridge If one may ... A second concept of intuition is that pragmatic notion used much in ..."

5. Works of Thomas Hill Green by Thomas Hill Green, Richard Lewis Nettleship (1890)
"Mill, taking advantage of Whewell's misleading statement that ' intuition ' = ' imaginary looking,' opposes to the view that mathematical truths are known ..."

6. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"(i) Sense intuition: the final stage in the mental determination of an external object, consisting in a synthesis of elements in space and time. ..."

7. Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace-book Designed for the Use by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1907)
"CONTENTS OF THIS intuition. 1. Ill this fundamental knowledge that God is, ... In maintaining that we have a rational intuition of God, we by no means imply ..."

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