verb intr.: To know or sense immediately without the use of reasoning.
Back-formation from intuition, from intueri (to gaze at, contemplate), from tueri (to watch). Earliest documented use: 1776.
“Graham Swift is most perceptive about undercurrents of feeling, motive, what is not said but intuited between people.”
Tim Upperton; Terror Seeps Through Journey Back in Time; Waikato Times (New Zealand); Aug 13, 2011.
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