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Another word for notion

  1. Something believed or accepted as true by a person

      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. Field of vision:
      3. A scene or vista:
      1. A thought, view, or attitude, especially one based mainly on emotion instead of reason:
      2. Emotion; feeling:
      3. Tender or romantic feeling:
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
      1. The act of persuading or the state of being persuaded:
      2. The ability or power to persuade:
      3. A strongly held opinion; a conviction:
      1. A belief or conclusion held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof:
      2. A judgment based on special knowledge and given by an expert:
      3. A judgment or estimation of the merit of a person or thing:
      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. A person of great mental ability:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. Something, such as a thought or conception, that is the product of mental activity.
      2. An opinion, conviction, or principle:
      3. A plan, purpose, or goal:
      1. The sense of touch:
      2. A sensation experienced through this sense:
      3. A physical sensation other than one experienced though touch:
      1. The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
      2. The state of being found or proved guilty:
      3. The act or process of convincing.
      1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
      2. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
      3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
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  2. That which exists in the mind as the product of careful mental activity

      1. The process of thinking; cogitation:
      2. A product of thinking or other mental activity:
      3. The faculty of thinking or reasoning:
      1. The process of perceiving something with the senses:
      2. An instance of this:
      3. The process or state of being aware of something:
      1. A representation of the form of a person or object, such as a painting or photograph.
      2. A sculptured likeness.
      3. An optically formed duplicate, counterpart, or other representative reproduction of an object, especially an optical reproduction formed by a lens or mirror.
      1. Something, such as a thought or conception, that is the product of mental activity.
      2. An opinion, conviction, or principle:
      3. A plan, purpose, or goal:
      1. Formation of a viable zygote by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; fertilization.
      2. The entity formed by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; an embryo or zygote.
      3. The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
      1. A general idea or understanding of something:
      2. A plan or original idea:
      3. A unifying idea or theme, especially for a product or service:
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  3. An impulsive, often illogical turn of mind

      1. An unusual, unexpected, or fanciful idea; a whim.
      2. Quaint, fanciful, or playful humor:
      1. A sudden or capricious idea; a fancy.
      2. Arbitrary thought or impulse:
      3. A vertical horse-powered drum used as a hoist in a mine.
      1. An unpredictable development or change of circumstances:
      2. An extravagant or erratic notion or action:
      1. A migraine.
      2. A caprice or fancy.
      3. Depression or unhappiness:
      1. An impelling force; an impetus.
      2. The motion produced by such a force.
      3. A sudden wish or urge that prompts an unpremeditated act or feeling; an abrupt inclination:
      1. The quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness:
      2. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
      3. The ability to perceive, enjoy, or express what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd:
      1. A thing or occurrence that is markedly unusual or irregular:
      2. An abnormally formed organism, especially one regarded as a curiosity.
      3. A sudden capricious turn of mind; a whim:
      1. Highly decorated:
      2. Complex or intricate:
      3. Elegantly fashionable or sophisticated:
      1. Unduly favorable estimation of one's own abilities or worth; overly positive self-regard.
      2. Estimation or opinion of something, especially when favorable.
      3. A witty expression or fanciful idea:
      1. An impulsive change of mind:
      2. An inclination to change one's mind impulsively:
      3. A sudden, unpredictable action or change:
      1. (obsolete) An outbreak; a caprice; a whim.
      2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
      1. Any of numerous winged, hairy-bodied, usually stinging hymenopteran insects of the superfamily Apoidea, including both solitary species and social species such as the honeybees, and characterized by sucking and chewing mouthparts for gathering nectar and pollen.
      2. A social gathering where people combine work, competition, and amusement:

Another word for notion

  1. Opinion

  2. Conception