intellection

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noun in·tel·lec·tion \ˌin-tə-ˈlek-shən\

Definition of intellection

  1. 1 :  an act of the intellect :  thought

  2. 2 :  exercise of the intellect :  reasoning

Examples of intellection in a sentence

  1. notebooks filled with his intellections on an amazing array of topics

  2. 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

Circa 1526

First Known Use of intellection

circa 1526


Medical Dictionary

intellection

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noun in·tel·lec·tion \ˌint-əl-ˈek-shən\

Medical Definition of intellection

  1. 1:  exercise of the intellect

  2. 2:  a specific act of the intellect :  idea



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