Simple Definition of notion
: an idea or opinion
: an idea about doing something : a sudden wish or desire
notions : small useful things (such as pins, thread, buttons) that are used for sewing
Full Definition of notion
Examples of notion
He has some pretty strange notions.
She had a vague notion about what happened.
The study disproves any notion that dolphins are not intelligent.
She had a notion to try skydiving.
a sewing shop that sells fabrics, books, tools, and notions
Origin of notion
Latin notion-, notio, from noscere
First Known Use: 1537
Synonym Discussion of notion
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