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Noun: notion  now-shun
  1. A vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    "his notion of her was favourable";
    - impression, feeling, belief, opinion
  2. A general inclusive concept
  3. An odd, fanciful or capricious idea
    "the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories";
    - whim, whimsy, whimsey
  4. (usually plural) small personal articles, clothing or sewing items
    "buttons and needles are notions"

Derived forms: notions

Type of: article, concept, conception, construct, idea, thought

Encyclopedia: Notion