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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Noetic \No*et"ic\, Noetical \No*et"ic*al\, adjective [Gr. ?, fr. ? to perceive, ? mind, intellect.] Of or pertaining to the intellect; intellectual.

I would employ the word noetic to express all those cognitions which originate in the mind itself. --Sir W. Hamilton.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

noetic

adjective

1: of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind; "intellectual problems"; "the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man" [syn: {intellectual}, {rational}, {noetic}]


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