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Noun: intuition  ,in-t(y)oo'i-shun
  1. Instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
  2. An impression that something might be the case
    "he had an intuition that something had gone wrong";
    - hunch, suspicion

Derived forms: intuitions

Type of: basic cognitive process, belief, feeling, impression, notion, opinion

Encyclopedia: Intuition