(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 them and know about them. See also hylē, noema .

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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 — (adj.) pertaining to the intellect, 1650s, from Gk. noetikos intelligent, from noesis (see NOESIS (Cf. noesis)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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 — 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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