intuition intuition  /ˌɪn tu ˈɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
  2. (n) an impression that something might be the case



  1. It fits a sensible intuition that the mind is something special and different, separable from the brain, but the fact that the intuition is sensible does not make it right.
  2. A timely new book argues that our intuition of danger may be our best defense.
  3. Here he was, the grand master, sharing his passion, knowledge and intuition with a new disciple.


  • Appraisals depend on various factors

    Appraising real estate is part process, part intuition, part skill and part technique, and every appraiser will say it's an inexact science.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Denver Post


  1. "I don't think stunned is the right word," Roddick said. "I don't view what happened as an impossibility. I don't know. I always struggle with how to describe my mood. I'm sure you can use your intuition and reach out and find something. He...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Andy Roddick Source: The Press Association

  2. "He was the prototypical gun-slinger type," said Marv Levy, Pro Football Hall of Fame coach. "He's the type of guy where, 'Oh, what's he throwing into that crowd for?' But he had intuition, toughness, resilience."
    on Mar 4, 2006 By: Marv Levy Source: 940 News

  3. "My intuition tells me there are an awful lot of members of the president's party who have great concerns about simply staying the course," Hoyer said.
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: Steny Hoyer Source: Guardian Unlimited

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