Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Arianism
heretical doctrine taught by Arius that asserted the radical primacy of the Father over the Son
 
prearrangement
something arranged in advance
 
inorganic chemistry
the chemistry of compounds that do not contain hydrocarbon radicals
 
working memory
memory for intermediate results that must be held during thinking
 
syntax
studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences
 
eye
good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
 
hypothesis
a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
 
individualism
a belief in the importance of the individual and the virtue of self-reliance and personal independence
 
macrobiotics
the theory of promoting health and longevity by means of diet (especially whole beans and grains)
 
facer
(a dated Briticism) a serious difficulty with which one is suddenly faced
 
psychosexuality
the mental representation of sexual activities
 
fact
a concept whose truth can be proved
 
mysticism
a religion based on mystical communion with an ultimate reality
 
English
the discipline that studies the English language and literature
 
Anabaptism
a Protestant movement in the 16th century that believed in the primacy of the Bible, baptised only believers, not infants, and believed in complete separation of church and state
 
attractive nuisance
anything on your premises that might attract children into danger or harm
 
dualism
the doctrine that reality consists of two basic opposing elements, often taken to be mind and matter (or mind and body), or good and evil
 
revelation
an enlightening or astonishing disclosure
 
average
an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual
 
apophatism
the religious belief that God cannot be known but is completely `other' and must be described in negative terms (in terms of what God is not)
 
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