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Meaning of INTELLECTION

Pronunciation:  `in'tlekshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the process of thinking (especially thinking carefully); "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
 

INTELLECTION is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: cerebration, mentation, thinking, thought
 
 See Also: abstract thought, consideration, construction, excogitation, explanation, free association, higher cognitive process, ideation, line of thought, logical thinking, mental synthesis, mysticism, planning, preparation, problem solving, provision, reasoning, thread, train of thought

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`tel*lec"tion\, n. [L. intellectio synecdoche:
cf. F. intellection.]
A mental act or process; especially:
(a) The act of understanding; simple apprehension of ideas;
    intuition. Bentley.
(b) A creation of the mind itself. --Hickok.

 

 

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