in-=in,into,on 变化型 il-,im-,ir-
/,ɪntju:'ɪʃn; [US] -tu-; ,ɪntu`ɪʃən/
n (often approv 常作褒义)
1 [U] (power of) understanding things (eg a situation, sb's feelings) immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning or study 直觉; 直觉力
*know sth by intuition 凭直觉了解某事物
* Nobody told me where to find you. It was sheer intuition. 没有人告诉我到哪儿去找你. 我纯粹是凭直觉找到你的.
* Intuition told me you were here. 我凭直觉知道你在这儿.
2 [C] ~ (about sth/that...) piece of knowledge gained by this power 凭直觉感知的信息
*I had a sudden intuition about the missing jewels. 我凭直觉突然对失去的珠宝有所感知.
* I had an intuition that we would find them there. 我有一种直觉, 我们可以在那里找到他们.
* My intuitions proved correct. 我的直觉确实是正确的.
1400-1500; Language: Late Latin;Origin:
intuitio, from Latin
intueri 'to look at, think about'
the ability to understand or know something because of a feeling rather than by considering the facts
= instinct feminine intuition Intuition told her it was unwise to argue.[C]
an idea about what is true in a particular situation based on a feeling rather than factsintuition (that) He had an intuition there was trouble brewing. We should trust our intuitions.
1. He knew his arguments were subjective, based on intuition. 他知道自己的论点是基于直觉的主观臆断。
2. You should trust your intuition. 你应当相信自己的直觉。