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Synonyms for nous

Synonyms for (noun) nous

Synonyms: psyche, head, brain, nous, mind Definition: that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason Usage: his mind wandered; I couldn't get his words out of my head

Similar words: noesis, knowledge, cognition Definition: the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

Synonyms: nous Definition: common sense Usage: she has great social nous

Similar words: sense, good sense, horse sense, gumption, mother wit, common sense Definition: sound practical judgment Usage: Common sense is not so common; he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples; fortunately she had the good sense to run away