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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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