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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of noticing or paying attention; Facts learned by noticing or paying attention.

Usage examples (35)
  • There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge. . . observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation.
  • “That kind of observation is rude in all cultures.”
  • Oh, and my observation is also partially informed by what elites have told me.
  • Perhaps related to this observation is a tendency to prefer order, neatness, symmetry, and balance. for more
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