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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. Cognition; perception.
2. The exercise of reason.
From Greek noesis (thought), from noein (to think, to perceive), from nous (mind). Earliest documented use: 1881.
"The noesis of the fact that tigers roamed these areas since there were no boundaries, nor fences in this forest, didn't jab much at me."
Vishal Gupta; A Bittersweet Nostalgia; Strategic Book Publishing; 2012.
"In an attempt to recollect the former few days, flashes of noesis pervaded my concentration."
Jane E. Hill; So, Here I Stand; AuthorHouse; 2010.
See more usage examples of noesis in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock. -Ben Hecht, screenwriter, playwright, novelist, director, and producer (1894-1964)
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