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counterintuition

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Intuition that is contrary to what one would expect.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Something counterintuitive.
  • n. intuition that is contrary to what one would expect

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Examples

  • CNN, I don't want to see you plumbing the depths of your counterintuition on your website, or lending credence to the notion that the gutless mopes in their cars, shrieking racial slurs at the images of children have an interesting point of view that we should "hear out" because of the need to be "balanced."

    Arizona Elementary School Will Whiten The Faces Of Its Own Students On A Mural Because Some Racists Yelled At It [UPDATE]

  • Getting there took a cultural transfusion, a dose of counterintuition and a lot of digital advertising revenue.

    The Atlantic Becomes Profitable

  • Lambert acknowledged the attrition rate among the hand-raisers and offered this nugget of genealogical counterintuition.

    Shaking the Family Tree

  • And just briefly skimming what I can find on counterintuition on the net, it seems that treatment of counterintuitive statements in terms of, effectively, pseudo-propositions, is an unusual characterization.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • "Indeed" is one example after another of resistance, or counterintuition or putting things in unlikely boxes.

    NYT > Home Page

  • CNN, I don't want to see you plumbing the depths of your counterintuition on your website, or lending credence to the notion that the gutless mopes in their cars, shrieking racial slurs at the images of children have an interesting point of view that we should "hear out" because of the need to be

    FAZED

  • No, this isn’t Slate, although a provocative yen for the more blithering aspects of counterintuition forms the basis for the “Mark Foley was right!” refrain in this excellent track from Britain’s Future Of The Left.

    The Future Of The Left Is A Defense Of Mark Foley | ATTACKERMAN

  • Plan B: Skip College), the "Is college really worth it?" meme seems to be in full flower, in part because it's an interesting issue and in part because the media suffers from a fatal weakness for novelty and counterintuition.

    The Quick and the Ed

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