INKLING: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for INKLING?

Need another word that means the same as “inkling”? Find 5 synonyms and 30 related words for “inkling” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Inkling” are: glimmer, glimmering, intimation, idea, notion

Inkling as a Noun

Definitions of "Inkling" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “inkling” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • A slight knowledge or suspicion; a hint.
  • A slight suggestion or vague understanding.

Synonyms of "Inkling" as a noun (5 Words)

glimmerA faint or wavering light.
He saw a faint glimmer of light from her window.
glimmeringA flash of light (especially reflected light.
The glimmering of an idea flashed into Isabel s brain.
ideaAn opinion or belief.
The idea of linking pay to performance has caught on.
intimationA slight suggestion or vague understanding.
No one gave any intimation that there had been any problems.
notionA general inclusive concept.
I had no notion of what her words meant.

Usage Examples of "Inkling" as a noun

  • He had no inkling what was about to happen.
  • The records give us an inkling of how people saw the world.

Associations of "Inkling" (30 Words)

acknowledgeAccept or admit the existence or truth of.
She refused to acknowledge my presence.
alertnessThe process of paying close and continuous attention.
Walsall were indebted to the bravery and alertness of their goalkeeper.
apprehensibleCapable of being understood or perceived.
A bat whirred apprehensible only from the displacement of air.
aware(sometimes followed by `of’) having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception.
Most people are aware of the dangers of sunbathing.
awarenessState of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness.
There is a lack of awareness of the risks.
cognitionA perception sensation idea or intuition resulting from the process of cognition.
cognizanceHaving knowledge of.
The Renaissance cognizance of Greece was limited.
cognizantHaving knowledge or awareness.
Statesmen must be cognizant of the political boundaries within which they work.
comprehensionAn ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result.
He was famous for his comprehension of American literature.
consciouslyIn a deliberate and intentional way.
Most players don t think consciously about a throw.
consciousnessA person’s awareness or perception of something.
She failed to regain consciousness and died two days later.
consideratenessKind and considerate regard for others.
encyclopedicRelating to encyclopedias or information suitable for an encyclopedia.
A dictionary with encyclopedic material.
epistemologyThe theory of knowledge, especially with regard to its methods, validity, and scope, and the distinction between justified belief and opinion.
eruditionProfound scholarly knowledge.
He was known for his wit erudition and teaching skills.
expertiseExpert skill or knowledge in a particular field.
Technical expertise.
generalistA person competent in several different fields or activities.
A statistician has to be something of a generalist.
informed(of a decision or judgement) based on an understanding of the facts of the situation.
She lacks the ability to make an informed decision.
intellectKnowledge and intellectual ability.
He has a keen intellect.
knowableAble to be observed, understood, or ascertained.
The full extent of the damage isn t knowable in advance.
learBritish artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888.
perceptionThe way in which something is regarded, understood, or interpreted.
The normal limits to human perception.
popularizeCater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use.
Carl Sagan popularized cosmology in his books.
recognizeGrant credentials to.
The defence is recognized in British law.
sapientialCharacterized by wisdom, especially the wisdom of God.
A sapiential government.
savvyShrewdness and practical knowledge; the ability to make good judgements.
Charley would savvy what to do.
teachingThe occupation, profession, or work of a teacher.
I went into teaching because I like working with children.
uninitiatedNot initiated; deficient in relevant experience.
It seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes.
vigilanceVigilant attentiveness.
Vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue.
wakefulnessThe process of paying close and continuous attention.
Consciousness during wakefulness in a sane person is pretty well ordered and familiar.

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