Definition of Intellection

1. Noun. The process of using your mind to consider something carefully. "She paused for thought"




Definition of Intellection

1. n. A mental act or process;

Definition of Intellection

1. Noun. The mental activity or process of grasping with the intellect; apprehension by the mind; understanding. ¹

2. Noun. A particular act of grasping by means of the intellect. ¹

3. Noun. The mental content of an act of grasping by means of the intellect, as a thought, idea, or conception. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intellection

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intellection

integrous
integumation
integument
integumental
integumentary
integumentary pattern
integumentary patterns
integumentary system
integumentation
integuments
integumentum commune
intein
inteins
intellect
intellected
intellection (current term)
intellections
intellective
intellectively
intellects
intellectual
intellectual aura
intellectual capital
intellectual disabilities
intellectual disability
intellectual nourishment
intellectual property
intellectualisation
intellectualise
intellectualised

Literary usage of Intellection

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1. The Representative Significance of Form: An Essay in Comparative Aesthetics by George Lansing Raymond (1909)
"Subconscious and Conscious Influences Found in all intellection, but the Main Source of it Different in Religion, Science, and Art—Making it in Each ..."

2. Psychology, Descriptive and Explanatory: A Treatise of the Phenomena, Laws by George Trumbull Ladd (1904)
"PRIMARY intellection FREQUENT use has already been made, ... First: Primary intellection is not so much a faculty—in the sense of being a form of mental ..."

3. Psychology, Descriptive and Explanatory: A Treatise of the Phenomena, Laws by George Trumbull Ladd (1894)
"PRIMARY intellection FREQUENT use has already been made, ... First: Primary intellection is not so much a faculty—in the sense of being a form of mental ..."

4. Psychological Principles by James Ward (1919)
"General Character and Growth of intellection. § 5. The distinctive character of this intelligible form or synthesis lies then in the fact that it is ..."

5. Psychology; Or, The Science of Mind by Oliver S. Munsell (1880)
"The desires, based as they are immediately upon the emotions, postulate, necessarily, corresponding prior acts of intellection. Here, however, a decisive ..."

6. The Psychology of Inspiration: An Attempt to Distinguish Religious from by George Lansing Raymond (1908)
"... intellection TO THAT WHICH IS RECEIVED THROUGH THE SUBCONSCIOUS Subconscious and Conscious Influences Manifested in All Forms of intellection—Value of ..."

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