noun di·a·noia \ˌdīəˈnȯiə also -ȯiyə\

Definition of dianoia



  1. 1 :  the capacity for, process of, or result of discursive thinking

  2. 2 :  opinion 6 —contrasted with noesis

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Origin and Etymology of dianoia

Greek, from dianoeisthai to have in mind, think, from dia- + nous mind

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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