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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section I. Operations of Intellect in General

453. [Object of Thought.] Idea.

   NOUN:IDEA, notion, conception, thought, apprehension, impression, perception, image, eidolon [Greek], sentiment, reflection, observation, consideration; abstract idea; archetype, formative notion; guiding -, organizing- conception; image in the mind, regulative principle.
  VIEW (opinion) [See Belief]; theory [See Supposition]; conceit, fancy; phantasy (imagination) [See Imagination].
  VIEWPOINT, point of view; aspect [See Appearance]; field of view.
   QUOTATION:Like a poet hidden In the light of thought.—Shelley