Notion (noun)


  1. an individual’s conception or impression of something known, experienced, or imagined
  2. an inclusive general concept
  3. a theory or belief held by a person or group

Encountered from Wind Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Our notions of separation, absence, distance, return, are reflections of a new set of realities, though the words themselves remain unchanged.”

I understand this word now because their belief of separation, absence, etc are reflections of realities.

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