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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·tu·i·tion /ˌɪntʊˈwɪʃən, tjʊ-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·tu·ition /ˌɪnt(j)ʊˈɪʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·tu·i·tion n.
 1. A looking after; a regard to. [Obs.]
    What, no reflection on a reward! He might have an intuition at it, as the encouragement, though not the cause, of his pains.   --Fuller.
 2. Direct apprehension or cognition; immediate knowledge, as in perception or consciousness; -- distinguished from “mediate” knowledge, as in reasoning; as, the mind knows by intuition that black is not white, that a circle is not a square, that three are more than two, etc.; quick or ready insight or apprehension.
    Sagacity and a nameless something more, -- let us call it intuition.   --Hawthorne.
 3. Any object or truth discerned by intuition.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
      2: an impression that something might be the case; "he had an
         intuition that something had gone wrong" [syn: hunch, suspicion]