Associations to the word «Phenomenon»

Wiktionary

PHENOMENON, noun. A thing or being, event or process, perceptible through senses; or a fact or occurrence thereof.
PHENOMENON, noun. (extension) A knowable thing or event (eg by inference, especially in science).
PHENOMENON, noun. (metonymy) A kind or type of phenomenon (sense 1 or 2).
PHENOMENON, noun. Appearance; a perceptible aspect of something that is mutable.
PHENOMENON, noun. A fact or event considered very unusual, curious, or astonishing by those who witness it.
PHENOMENON, noun. A wonderful or very remarkable person or thing.
PHENOMENON, noun. (philosophy) (chiefly Kantian idealism) An experienced object whose constitution reflects the order and conceptual structure imposed upon it by the human mind (especially by the powers of perception and understanding).

Dictionary definition

PHENOMENON, noun. Any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning.
PHENOMENON, noun. A remarkable development.

Wise words

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
Dhammapada