|1.||[ noun ] a general inclusive concept|
|Related terms:||concept mumpsimus|
|2.||[ noun ] a vague idea in which some confidence is placed|
|Synonyms:||feeling impression belief opinion|
"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"
|Related terms:||idea effect intuition presence first_blush believe|
|3.||[ noun ] an odd or fanciful or capricious idea|
|Synonyms:||whimsy whimsey whim|
"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"
|4.||[ noun ] (usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items|
"buttons and needles are notions"
|Related terms:||article whatchamacallit ribbon|