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(Philosophy) of or relating to thought, esp to discursive reasoning rather than intuition. Compare discursive2
[C17: from Greek dianoētikos, from dianoia the thinking process, an opinion, from dia- + noein to think]
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relating to the operation of the mind through logical rather than intuitive thought processes; intellectual activity.See also: Thinking
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|Adj.||1.||dianoetic - proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition|
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
logical - capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning; "a logical mind"
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