What does Intuition mean?

Definitions for Intuition
ˌɪn tuˈɪʃ ən, -tyu-Intu·ition

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Intuition.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)

  2. an impression that something might be the case

    "he had an intuition that something had gone wrong"

GCIDE

  1. Any quick insight, recognized immediately without a reasoning process; a belief arrived at unconsciously; -- often it is based on extensive experience of a subject.

    Etymology: [L. intuitus, p. p. of intueri to look on; in- in, on + tueri: cf. F. intuition. See Tuition.]

  2. 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.

    Etymology: [L. intuitus, p. p. of intueri to look on; in- in, on + tueri: cf. F. intuition. See Tuition.]

Wiktionary

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

    Etymology: From intuitio, from intueri, from in + tueri.

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

    Etymology: From intuitio, from intueri, from in + tueri.

Wikipedia

  1. Intuition is the ability to acquire knowledge without recourse to conscious reasoning. Different writers give the word "intuition" a great variety of different meanings, ranging from direct access to unconscious knowledge, unconscious cognition, inner sensing, inner insight to unconscious pattern-recognition and the ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning.The word intuition comes from the Latin verb intueri translated as "consider" or from the late middle English word intuit, "to contemplate".

Webster Dictionary

  1. a looking after; a regard to

    Etymology: [L. intuitus, p. p. of intueri to look on; in- in, on + tueri: cf. F. intuition. See Tuition.]

  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

    Etymology: [L. intuitus, p. p. of intueri to look on; in- in, on + tueri: cf. F. intuition. See Tuition.]

  3. any object or truth discerned by direct cognition; especially, a first or primary truth

    Etymology: [L. intuitus, p. p. of intueri to look on; in- in, on + tueri: cf. F. intuition. See Tuition.]

Freebase

  1. Intuition is the ability to acquire knowledge without inference and/or the use of reason. "The word 'intuition' comes from the Latin word 'intueri' which is usually translated as 'to look inside' or 'to contemplate'." Intuition provides us with beliefs that we cannot justify in every case. For this reason, it has been the subject of study in psychology, as well as a topic of interest in the supernatural. The "right brain" is popularly associated with intuitive processes such as aesthetic abilities. Some scientists have contended that intuition is associated with innovation in scientific discovery. Intuition is also a common subject of New Age writings.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. in-tū-ish′un, n. the power of the mind by which it immediately perceives the truth of things without reasoning or analysis: a truth so perceived, immediate knowledge in contrast with mediate.—v.t. and v.i. In′tuit, to know intuitively.—adj. Intuit′ional.—ns. Intuit′ionalism, the doctrine that the perception of truth is by intuition; Intuit′ionalist.—adj. Intū′itive, perceived or perceiving by intuition: received or known by simple inspection.—adv. Intū′itively.—n. Intū′itivism. [L. in, into or upon, tuēri, tuitus, to look.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. a name given to immediate knowledge, as distinct from mediate or inferential knowledge, and which is matter of consciousness or direct perception.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Knowing or understanding without conscious use of reasoning. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1994)

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. A fictitious quality in females--really Suspicion.

Editors Contribution

  1. To feel, know and understand through the conscience, consciousness, mind, senses, spirit, soul and subconscious.

    Her intuition is always accurate and she feels a dignified and humble sense of confidence.

    Submitted by on January 18, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. The numerical value of Intuition in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. The numerical value of Intuition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Intuition in a Sentence

  1. 1. Man is a portrait of chaos. Genetic, philosophical adaptation, in the physiognomy of chaos. 2. Comfort makes people sexless. 3. Evil is a genetic problem of thinking instincts and vices. Consciousness evolves, the revolution of the subconscious and matures from the insight that deepens in the subconscious. 4. Testosterone, estrogen and dopamine are all hormonal optimism, with a decrease in hormones you become realistic, you merge with reality, the whole and eternity itself, the number of desires decreases and there is only one desire for the family. Youth is hormones, dreams and hopes. 5. The voice of the earth, the voice of the world in which we live, which recognizes our pain and our thoughts comprehends the philosophy of chaos through the stormy timing of time, how illusions like pheromones intoxicate us and lead us into nothingness of emptiness. 6. Any illusion, like a whisper of empty hopes, human creations merge together with the eternity of the beauties of nature. The lies of illusions over time are all sophisticated and sophistication leads away from the essence of life. We do not feel the thin string of the philosophy of qi energy, the whisper of intuition, the whisper of conscience, leading to an ideal world. 7. Infinity of life and sociology of immortality in the universal cycles of life of reincarnation. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Faith is a passionate intuition.

  3. A digital mentor has fewer errors, without distinctions; contrarily, a physical mentor has uttermost mistakes and errors, even with distinctive intuition and insight.

  4. A digital mentor has fewer errors, without distinctions; contrarily, a physical mentor has higher mistakes and errors, even with distinctive intuition and insight.

  5. Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.

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