[noh-ee-sis] /noʊˈi sɪs/
(in Greek philosophy) the exercise of reason.
Psychology. cognition; the functioning of the intellect.
(philosophy) the exercise of reason, esp in the apprehension of universal forms Compare dianoia
(psychol) the mental process used in thinking and perceiving; the functioning of the intellect See also cognition
1820, from Greek noesis “intelligence, thought,” from noein “to have mental perception,” from noos “mind, thought.”
[noh-et-ik] /noʊˈɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the mind. 2. originating in or apprehended by the reason. /nəʊˈɛtɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the mind, esp to its rational and intellectual faculties adj. “pertaining to the intellect,” 1650s, from Greek noetikos “intelligent,” from noesis (see noesis).
[noh-et-iks] /noʊˈɛt ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) Logic. 1. the science of the intellect or of pure thought; reasoning.
noun, French Huis Clos 1. a play (1945) by Jean-Paul Sartre.
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