The mental perception of a thing as opposed to its reality.
a curious thing
a funny thing
a happening thing as well
a mental image of a thing
a mental perception which arises by thinking of something, rather than by experiencing it
a mental process
a powerful thing
a regrouping of perceptions into a recognizable communication
a terrible thing to waste
a thing that wouldn't be something else, i
a totally different thing than a real creation - if I give away a real creation, I no longer have it
a wonderful thing
A universal or eternally real object, according to Plato; A synonym for the Absolute, according to Hegel; A perception in consciousness of an object, generally.