Intuition



[in-too-ish-uh n, -tyoo-] /ˌɪn tuˈɪʃ ən, -tyu-/

noun
1.
direct perception of truth, fact, etc., independent of any reasoning process; immediate apprehension.
2.
a fact, truth, etc., perceived in this way.
3.
a keen and quick insight.
4.
the quality or ability of having such direct perception or quick insight.
5.
Philosophy.

6.
Linguistics. the ability of the native speaker to make linguistic judgments, as of the grammaticality, ambiguity, equivalence, or nonequivalence of sentences, deriving from the speaker’s native-language competence.
/ˌɪntjʊˈɪʃən/
noun
1.
knowledge or belief obtained neither by reason nor by perception
2.
instinctive knowledge or belief
3.
a hunch or unjustified belief
4.
(philosophy) immediate knowledge of a proposition or object such as Kant’s account of our knowledge of sensible objects
5.
the supposed faculty or process by which we obtain any of these
n.

mid-15c., from Late Latin intuitionem (nominative intuitio) “a looking at, consideration,” noun of action from past participle stem of Latin intueri “look at, consider,” from in- “at, on” (see in- (2)) + tueri “to look at, watch over” (see tuition).

operating system
The Amiga windowing system (a shared-code library).
(1997-08-01)

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