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intellection

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of intellection

  1. 1 something imagined or pictured in the mind <notebooks filled with his intellections on an amazing array of topics> Synonyms abstraction, cogitation, concept, conception, image, impression, idea, mind's eye, notion, picture, thoughtRelated Words apprehension, premonition, presentiment; preconception, prejudice, prepossession; chimera, delusion, hallucination, illusion, phantasm (also fantasm); caprice, conceit, fancy, freak, kink, vagary, whim; cognition, observation, perception, reflection; assumption, belief, conclusion, conviction; conjecture, guess, hunch, hypothesis, speculation, supposition, surmise, theory; brainchild, brainstorm, brain wave, inspirationNear Antonyms actuality, fact, reality

  2. 2 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> Synonyms logic, ratiocination, reason, reasoning, senseRelated Words cogency, coherence, logicality, logicalness, rationality, rationalness; convincingness, persuasiveness; syllogism, synthesis; analysis, dissection; deduction, induction; argumentation, disputationNear Antonyms illogic, incoherence; absurdity, brainlessness, insanity, irrationality, nonsensicalness, preposterousness, senselessness




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