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Definition of intuition:

  1. A looking after; a regard to.
  2. Any object or truth discerned by direct cognition; especially, a first or primary truth.
  3. Direct apprehension or cognition; immediate knowledge, as in perception or consciousness; -- distinguished from " mediate" knowledge, as in reasoning; as, the mind knows by intuition that black is not white, that a circle is not a square, that three are more than two, etc.; quick or ready insight or apprehension.


misgiving, common sense, perception, experience, recognition, reason, foreknowledge, vision, penetration, intellect, wisdom, lore, brilliance, intelligence, distrust, knowledge, judgment, hunch, feeling, inspiration, sixth sense, impression, comprehension, science, mistrust, light, clarity, cognition, acquaintance, apprehension, suspiciousness, cognizance, sixth sense, idea, intuitiveness, suspicion, learning, scholarship, erudition, feeling, information.

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