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intuition (n.)

15世纪中叶, intuicioun, “洞察力, 直接或即时的认知, 精神上的感知”, 原为神学, 来自晚期拉丁文 intuitionem (名词 intuitio) “a looking at, consider,” 行动名词, 来自拉丁文 intueri 的过去分词干“look at, consider”, 来自 in- “at, on” (来自PIE根 *en “in” )+ tueri “to look at, watch over” (见 tutor (n.) ).

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Definitions of intuition from WordNet

intuition (n.)
instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes);
intuition (n.)
an impression that something might be the case;
he had an intuition that something had gone wrong
Synonyms: hunch / suspicion
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