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intuitive
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
based on feeling or instinct rather than conscious reasoning

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easy to understand without training or study
  • Did he attribute this homonymity to information or coincidence or intuition?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (28% in)
  • The irreparability of the past: once at a performance of Albert Hengler's circus in the Rotunda, Rutland square, Dublin, an intuitive particoloured clown in quest of paternity had penetrated from the ring to a place in the auditorium where Bloom, solitary, was seated and had publicly declared to an exhilarated audience that he (Bloom) was his (the clown's) papa.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (42% in)
  • It seemed to him as possible of proof as of confutation and the nomenclature employed in its selenographical charts as attributable to verifiable intuition as to fallacious analogy: the lake of dreams, the sea of rains, the gulf of dews, the ocean of fecundity.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (49% in)

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