Definition of notion
1a (1) : an individual's conception or impression of something known, experienced, or imagined They had different notions of right and wrong. (2) : an inclusive general concept arriving at the notion of law — Irving Babbitt (3) : a theory or belief held by a person or group the notion of original sinb : a personal inclination : whim He had a notion to try skydiving.
3 notions plural : small useful items : sundries found the thread she wanted among the shop's notions
Examples of notion in a sentence
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
Origin and Etymology of notion
Latin notion-, notio, from noscere
First Known Use: 1531
Synonym Discussion of notion
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