anoesis

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See also: anoësis

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As if from an Ancient Greek etymon of the form *ἀνοησις (*anoēsis, lack of intelligence, lack of understanding); compare the English noesis and the Ancient Greek ἀνόητος (anóētos, inconceivable).

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anoesis

  1. (psychology) The reception of impressions or sensations (by the brain) without any intellectual understanding.

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