intuition - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/ˌɪntjuˈɪʃ(ə)n/
singularintuition
pluralintuitions
  1. an ability to know or understand something through your feelings, rather than by considering facts or evidence

    Archaeologists often use their intuition to decide where to dig.

    Sometimes you just have to rely on your intuitions.