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intellection


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intellection  \In`tel*lec"tion\,  n.  [L.  intellectio  synecdoche: 
  cf  F.  intellection.] 
  A  mental  act  or  process;  especially: 
  a  The  act  of  understanding;  simple  apprehension  of  ideas; 
  intuition.  Bentley. 
  b  A  creation  of  the  mind  itself  --Hickok. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intellection 
  n  :  the  process  of  thinking  (especially  thinking  carefully); 
  "thinking  always  made  him  frown";  "she  paused  for 
  thought"  [syn:  {thinking},  {thought},  {cerebration},  {mentation}] 




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