Definition of notion
- They had different notions of right and wrong.
- arriving at the notion of law
- —Irving Babbitt
- the notion of original sin
- He had a notion to try skydiving.
- found the thread she wanted among the shop's notions
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
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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