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 sin
b : 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
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
Ask the Editors