Definition of intuition:
- A looking after; a regard to.
- Any object or truth discerned by direct cognition; especially, a first or primary truth.
- 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.
It would be difficult to say how deeply the fountain, the almond tree, the green, flat shining grass had stung her intuition; but stung it only, not created it- the thing was there from the beginning of all time.- "The Golden Scarecrow", Hugh Walpole.
- "Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant", Edward Moore.
- "Reviews", Oscar Wilde.