intuition

[ in-too-ish-uh n, -tyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF intuition
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Her intuition confirmed his own protestations of friendliness.

Her woman's intuition divined a sequel to the afternoon's drama.

May I know, doctor, whether you have any other reason than that of intuition for asking the question?

The very drunk have the intuition sometimes of savages or brute beasts.

But hadn't her intuition been justified, after all, by the very man she had seen tonight?

Her woman's intuition was sufficient guarantee of the nobility of his character.

He felt with all the power of intuition that his fate rested on her decision.

But Hattie understood her father, by some intuition of love, though not of likeness.

Perhaps he knew it from his reading, perhaps from his experience, perhaps from intuition.

Surprised by this proof of intuition, Pierre repeated his story.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Late Latin intuitionem (nominative intuitio) "a looking at, consideration," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin intueri "look at, consider," from in- "at, on" (see in- (2)) + tueri "to look at, watch over" (see tuition).

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