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" [syn: hunch, suspicion]
Immediate cognition without the use of rational processes
A perceptive insight gained by the use of this faculty
Intuition has many related meanings, usually connected to the meaning "ability to sense or know immediately without reasoning", including:
- Intuition is the philosophical method of Henri Bergson.
- Intuition (philosophy)
- In psychology, intuition may mean:
- Intuition (Amiga) - the name of the graphical user interface toolkit supplied with the Commodore Amiga.
- In music, intuition may mean:
- Intuition (book) - a novel by Allegra Goodman
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