[noos, nous] /nus, naʊs/
Greek Philosophy. mind or intellect.
Neoplatonism. the first and purest emanation of the One, regarded as the self-contemplating order of the universe.
(metaphysics) mind or reason, esp when regarded as the principle governing all things
(Brit, slang) common sense; intelligence
slang for “intelligence, common sense,” 1706, from Greek nous, Attic form of noos “mind, intellect,” which was taken in English in philosophy 1670s.
- No use crying over spilt milk
see: cry over spilt milk
[noo-voh, noo-voh] /ˈnu voʊ, nuˈvoʊ/ adjective 1. newly or recently created, developed, or come to prominence: The sudden success of the firm created several nouveau millionaires. /ˈnuːvəʊ/ adjective 1. (prenominal) (facetious or derogatory) having recently become the thing specified: a nouveau hippy
[noo-voh poh-vruh] /nu voʊ ˈpoʊ vrə/ noun, plural nouveaux pauvres [noo-voh poh-vruh] /nu voʊ ˈpoʊ vrə/ (Show IPA). French. 1. a newly poor person.
- Nouveau punk
noun phrase Newer aspects of the ”punk” style (1993+)