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- n. The cognitive process; cognition.
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- n. The consciousness side to duality of noesis and noema.
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- n. the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
Greek noēsis, understanding, from noein, to perceive, from nous, mind.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek νόησις (noēsis, "concept”, “idea”, “intelligence”, “understanding"), from νοεῖν (noein, "to intend”, “to perceive”, “to see”, “to understand") (from νοῦς (nous, "mind”, “thought"), from νόος (noos)) + -σις (-sis), suffix forming nouns of action. (Wiktionary)