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intellection

[ in-tl-ek-shuhn ]
/ ˌɪn tlˈɛk ʃən /
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noun
the action or process of understanding; the exercise of the intellect; reasoning.
a particular act of the intellect.
the result of such an act; a notion, thought, or idea.
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Origin of intellection

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin intellēctiōn- (stem of intellēctiō ); see intellect, -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for intellection

intellection
/ (ˌɪntɪˈlɛkʃən) /

noun
mental activity; thought
an idea or thought
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