[ dahy-uh-noi-uh ]
/ ˌdaɪ əˈnɔɪ ə /
noun Greek Philosophy.
the mental faculty used in discursive reasoning.
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British Dictionary definitions for dianoia
/ (ˌdaɪəˈnɔɪə) /
perception and experience regarded as lower modes of knowledgeCompare noesis
the faculty of discursive reasoning
Word Origin for dianoia
from Greek; see dianoetic
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