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English Dictionary: Intuition by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
intuition
n
  1. instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
  2. an impression that something might be the case; "he had an intuition that something had gone wrong"
    Synonym(s): intuition, hunch, suspicion
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Intuition \In`tu*i"tion\, n. [L. intuitus, p. p. of intueri to
      look on; in- in, on + tueri: cf. F. intuition. See
      {Tuition}.]
      1. A looking after; a regard to. [Obs.]
  
                     What, no reflection on a reward! He might have an
                     intuition at it, as the encouragement, though not
                     the cause, of his pains.                     --Fuller.
  
      2. Direct apprehension or cognition; immediate knowledge, as
            in perception or consciousness; -- distinguished from
            [bd]mediate[b8] 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.
  
                     Sagacity and a nameless something more, -- let us
                     call it intuition.                              --Hawthorne.
  
      3. Any object or truth discerned by direct cognition;
            especially, a first or primary truth.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
   Intuition
  
      The {Amiga} {windowing system} (a
      shared-code library).
  
      (1997-08-01)
  
  
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