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intuition (n.)

mid-15c., intuicioun, "insight, direct or immediate cognition, spiritual perception," originally theological, from Late Latin intuitionem (nominative intuitio) "a looking at, consideration," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin intueri "look at, consider," from in- "at, on" (from PIE root *en "in") + tueri "to look at, watch over" (see 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
From wordnet.princeton.edu