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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

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

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

To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain.
Louis L'Amour

I think it's important that people think about what they are doing and that includes what they are eating. I am 61 now and attitudes towards drinking and driving have changed radically since I was a student. People change their notion of what is responsible. They will increasingly ask about the carbon content of their food.
Nicholas Stern

America gave the world the notion of the melting pot - an alchemical cooking device wherein diverse ethnic and religious groups voluntarily mix together, producing a new, American identity. And while critics may argue that the melting pot is a national myth, it has tenaciously informed the America's collective imagination.
Ivan Krastev
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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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