noetic (adj.) "pertaining to the intellect," 1650s, from Gk. noetikos "intelligent," from noesis (see NOESIS (Cf. noesis)).

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  • Noetic — No*et ic, Noetical No*et ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to perceive, ? mind, intellect.] Of or pertaining to the intellect; intellectual. [1913 Webster] I would employ the word noetic to express all those cognitions which originate in the mind itself.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noetic — NOÉTIC, Ă, noetici, ce, adj. (fil.) Care se referă la procesul de gândire. [pr.: no e ] – Din fr. noétique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 08.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  noétic adj. m. (sil. no e ), pl. noétici; f …   Dicționar Român

  • noetic — [nō et′ik] adj. [Gr noētikos < noēsis < noein, to perceive < nous, the mind] of or having to do with the mind or intellect; sometimes, specif., able to be understood only by the intellect noesis [nōē′sis] n …   English World dictionary

  • noetic — (Gk., intellectual, of the mind) Of or pertaining to the mind or intellect; characterized by intellectual activity. ‘Noetic rays’ are sometimes cited disparagingly as the mysterious connections between minds and facts, that enable us to refer to… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • noetic — adjective Etymology: Greek noētikos intellectual, from noein to think, from nous mind Date: 1653 of, relating to, or based on the intellect …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • noetic — /noh et ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the mind. 2. originating in or apprehended by the reason. [1645 55; < Gk noetikós intelligent, equiv. to nóe(sis) NOESIS + tikos TIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • noetic — 1. adjective /nəʊˈɛt.ɪk,noʊˈɛt.ɪk/ a) Of or pertaining to the mind or intellect. b) Originating in or apprehended by reason. 2. noun /nəʊˈɛt.ɪk,noʊˈɛt.ɪk/ a) The science of the intellect …   Wiktionary

  • noetic — Relating to noesis. * * * no·et·ic nō et ik adj of, relating to, or based on the intellect …   Medical dictionary

  • noetic — Synonyms and related words: bright, cerebral, cogitative, cognitive, concentrating, concentrative, conceptive, conceptual, conceptualized, contemplating, contemplative, deliberating, deliberative, discursive, endopsychic, excogitating, ideational …   Moby Thesaurus

  • noètic — no|è|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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