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English

A back-formation from intuition and intuitive; compare Latin intuitus (observed; considered), perfect participle of intueor (to look at, upon or towards; to observe, regard; to consider, contemplate), from in- (prefix meaning ‘in, inside’) (ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁én (in)) + tueor (to look or gaze at) (from Proto-Indo-European *tewH- (to observe; to look favourably upon)). See tuition, tutor.