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Today’s word of the day is



This word is a close synonym of idea in the sense of understanding. You should note though that it is typically used of ideas and beliefs that are wrong! So be a little careful. If you are looking for other synonyms you may prefer concept or belief.

Forms of the word

notion: a countable noun

Using the word

misguided: It would be a mistake to rely on the misguided notion that a degree is a passport to a professional career.

vague: Some people choose their careers only having a vague notion of what it involves.

whole: The whole notion that the mother should take care of the children needs to be challenged.

accept/reject: Personally, I would reject the notion that the purpose of education is to find a career.


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