English - English Dictionary
notion(usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items; "buttons and needles are notions"
notions countercounter where notions are sold
notiona general inclusive concept
notiona vague idea in which some confidence is placed; "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"
notionan odd or fanciful or capricious idea; "the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories"; "he had a whimsy about flying to the moon"; "whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it"
preconceived notionan opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence; "he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions"
superstitious notionan irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear
notionalbeing (or being of the nature of) a notion or concept; "a plan abstract and conceptional"; "to improve notional comprehension"; "a notional response to the question"
notionalindulging in or influenced by fancy; "a fanciful mind"; "all the notional vagaries of childhood"
notionalnot based on fact or investigation; "a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs"; "speculative knowledge"
notionalnot based on fact; dubious; "the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt; "a small child''s imaginary friends"; "her imagined fame"; "to create a notional world for oneself"
notionalhaving descriptive value as distinguished from syntactic category; "sex is a notional category; gender is a syntactic one"