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Definition of Notion

Notion

  1. Mental apprehension of whatever may be known or imagined; an idea; a conception; more properly, a general or universal conception, as distinguishable or definable by marks or notae.
  2. A sentiment; an opinion.
  3. Sense; mind.
  4. An invention; an ingenious device; a knickknack; as, Yankee notions.
  5. Inclination; intention; disposition; as, I have a notion to do it.

Notion Quotations

Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.
Aristotle

The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.
Hannah Arendt

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
Wilma Rudolph

What I believe unites the people of this nation, regardless of race or region or party, young or old, rich or poor, is the simple, profound belief in opportunity for all - the notion that if you work hard and take responsibility, you can get ahead.
Barack Obama

We never fully grasp the import of any true statement until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
William James
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Notion Translations

notion in Dutch is begrip
notion in French is notion
notion in German is Begriff, Idee, Begriff, Gedanke
notion in Italian is nozione

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