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intuition

 [in″too-ĭ´shun]
an awareness or knowing that seems to come unbidden and usually cannot be logically explained.

intuition

(ĭn″too-ĭsh′ĭn, tū-)
1. Assumed knowledge; guesswork; a hunch.
2. Nonrational cognition.

intuition

Knowledge apparently acquired without either observation or reasoning. The idea, although romantically attractive, wilts in the presence of modern psychological and physiological ideas. Few experts now believe that anything can come out of the brain that has not previously gone in, in however fragmentary a form. Intuition is probably the result of the synthesis of information from partly-conscious observations.
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(59) The point is this: by giving myself to the other, I see my own rationality, and hence my own ability to conceptually determine experiential objects, in the other's concrete being that I experience intuitionally.
For example, measures of central tendency are one of the most important topics: students should be enabled to find the way of determining median value intuitionally, as well as to estimate the reason why it is so different from mean and mode, for example.
For some reason as yet undivined, tuning out intuitionally on the physical world is tantamount to tuning out on Reality; that is, on the voice of Reason--which keeps track of Truth....
Rather, he imagined the renunciate ascetic becoming the sadvipra - the leader with a pure and balanced mind: courageous, service minded, entrepreneurial and intellectually / intuitionally brilliant.