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intellection

noun

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1 something imagined or pictured in the mind
  • notebooks filled with his intellections on an amazing array of topics

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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

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The first known use of intellection was circa 1526

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“Intellection.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intellection. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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