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intellection

noun

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  1. 1 something imagined or pictured in the mind notebooks filled with his intellections on an amazing array of topics Synonyms of intellection abstraction, cogitation, concept, conception, image, impression, idea, mind's eye, notion, picture, thoughtWords Related to intellection apprehension, premonition, presentiment; preconception, prejudice, prepossession; chimera, delusion, hallucination, illusion, phantasm (also fantasm); caprice, conceit, fancy, freak, kink, vagary, whim; cognition, observation, perception, reflection; assumption, belief, conclusion, conviction; conjecture, guess, hunch, hypothesis, speculation, supposition, surmise, theory; brainchild, brainstorm, brain wave, inspirationNear Antonyms of intellection actuality, fact, reality

  2. 2 the thought processes that have been established as leading to valid solutions to problems 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 Synonyms of intellection logic, ratiocination, reason, reasoning, senseWords Related to intellection cogency, coherence, logicality, logicalness, rationality, rationalness; convincingness, persuasiveness; syllogism, synthesis; analysis, dissection; deduction, induction; argumentation, disputationNear Antonyms of intellection illogic, incoherence; absurdity, brainlessness, insanity, irrationality, nonsensicalness, preposterousness, senselessness


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