something imagined or pictured in the mind <notebooks filled with his intellections on an amazing array of topics> Synonyms abstraction
, mind's eye
Related Words apprehension
, brain wave
the thought processes that have been established as leading to valid solutions to problems <ever since Decartes famously declared, “I think, therefore I am,” people have tended to regard acts of conscious intellection as proof of their own existence> Related Words cogency
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