intellection

[in-tl-ek-shuhn]
noun
1.
the action or process of understanding; the exercise of the intellect; reasoning.
2.
a particular act of the intellect.
3.
a conception or idea as the result of such an act; notion; thought.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin intellēctiōn- (stem of intellēctiō). See intellect, -ion

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intellection (ˌɪntɪˈlɛkʃən)
 
n
1.  mental activity; thought
2.  an idea or thought

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