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