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noumenon (n.)

"that which can be the object only of a purely intellectual intuition" (opposed to a phenomenon), 1796, a term introduced by Kant, from Greek noumenon "that which is perceived," neuter passive present participle of noein "to apprehend, perceive by the mind" (from noos "mind," which is of uncertain origin). With passive suffix -menos.

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Definitions of noumenon

noumenon (n.)
the intellectual conception of a thing as it is in itself, not as it is known through perception;
Synonyms: thing-in-itself
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