Associations to the word «Nous»


NOUS, noun. (philosophy) The mind or intellect, reason, both rational and emotional
NOUS, noun. In Neoplatonism, the divine reason, regarded as first divine emanation.
NOUS, noun. Common sense; practical intelligence.

Dictionary definition

NOUS, noun. Common sense; "she has great social nous".
NOUS, noun. That which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy