Definitions of notion

  1. a whimsical idea; "the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a general inclusive concept Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items; "buttons and needles are notions" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A sentiment; an opinion. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Sense; mind. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. An invention; an ingenious device; a knickknack; as, Yankee notions. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Inclination; intention; disposition; as, I have a notion to do it. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. An idea or theory; opinion; inclination. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. A conception: opinion: belief: judgment. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. A mental apprehension; an idea; opinion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Conception; mental apprehension; sentiment: opinion; inclination. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. Thought; knowledge of anything derived from a perception of its relation to other things; idea; sentiment; opinion. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for notion

  1. I think I have a notion – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  2. Ingle's done his share of hard living, and I once had a notion he glanced smiling at me- well, I dare say you know my notion – The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington