Definitions for notion

Definitions for (noun) notion

Main entry: notion

Definition: (usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items

Usage: buttons and needles are notions

Main entry: notion

Definition: a general inclusive concept

Main entry: feeling, opinion, notion, belief, impression

Definition: a vague idea in which some confidence is placed

Usage: 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

Main entry: notion, whim, whimsey, whimsy

Definition: an odd or fanciful or capricious idea

Usage: 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

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