Intellection meaning

ĭntl-ĕkshən
The act or process of using the intellect; thinking or reasoning.
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A thought or an idea.
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The process of using the intellect; thinking; cognition.
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An act of the intellect; a thought or perception.
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(uncountable) The mental activity or process of grasping with the intellect; apprehension by the mind; understanding.
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(countable) A particular act of grasping by means of the intellect.
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(countable) The mental content of an act of grasping by means of the intellect, as a thought, idea, or conception.
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Origin of intellection

  • Middle English intelleccioun understanding from Latin intellēctiō intellēctiōn- synecdoche from intellēctus intellect intellect

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition