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Anschauung

[ ahn-shou-oong, -uhng ]
/ ˈɑn ʃaʊˌʊŋ, -əŋ /
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noun Philosophy.

direct or immediate intuition or perception of sense data with little or no rational interpretation.

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Origin of Anschauung

1855–60; <German: view, equivalent to anschau(en) to view (an- on, at + schauen to look) + -ung-ing1

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