Notional to Novene
1. Consisting of, or conveying, notions or ideas; expressing abstract conceptions.
2. Existing in idea only; visionary; whimsical.
Discourses of speculative and notional things.Evelyn.
3. Given to foolish or visionary expectations; whimsical; fanciful; as, a notional man.
(No`tion*al"i*ty) n. A notional or groundless opinion. [R.] Glanvill.
(No"tion*al*ly) adv. In mental apprehension; in conception; not in reality.
Two faculties . . . notionally or really distinct.Norris.
(No"tion*ate) a. Notional. [R.]
(No"tion*ist), n. One whose opinions are ungrounded notions. [R.] Bp. Hopkins.
(No"tist) n. An annotator. [Obs.]
(||No`to*bran`chi*a*ta) n. pl. [NL. See Notum, and Branchia.] (Zoöl.) (a) A division of
nudibranchiate mollusks having gills upon the back. (b) The Dorsibranchiata.
(No`to*bran"chi*ate) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Notobranchiata.
(No"to*chord) n. [Gr. the back + E. chord.] (Anat.) An elastic cartilagelike rod which is
developed beneath the medullary groove in the vertebrate embryo, and constitutes the primitive axial
skeleton around which the centra of the vertebræ and the posterior part of the base of the skull are developed; the
chorda dorsalis. See Illust. of Ectoderm.
(No`to*chor"dal) a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the notochord; having a notochord.
(No`to*don"tian) n. [Gr. the back + 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, a tooth.] (Zoöl.) Any one of several
species of bombycid moths belonging to Notodonta, Nerice, and allied genera. The caterpillar of these
moths has a hump, or spine, on its back.
(||No`to*po"di*um) n.; pl. L. Notopodia E. Notopodiums [NL., fr. Gr. the back + the
foot.] (Zoöl.) The dorsal lobe or branch of a parapodium. See Parapodium.
(No`to*rhi"zal) a. [Gr. the back + a root.] (Bot.) Having the radicle of the embryo lying against
the back of one of the cotyledons; incumbent.
(No`to*ri"e*ty) n. [Cf. F. notoriété. See Notorious.] The quality or condition of being notorious; the
state of being generally or publicly known; commonly used in an unfavorable sense; as, the notoriety
of a crime.
They were not subjects in their own nature so exposed to public notoriety.Addison.
(No*to"ri*ous) a. [L. notorius pointing out, making known, fr. noscere, notum, to known: cf.
F. notoire. See Know.] Generally known and talked of by the public; universally believed to be true; manifest
to the world; evident; usually in an unfavorable sense; as, a notorious thief; a notorious crime or vice.
Since you provoke me, shall be most notorious.
Syn. Distinguished; remarkable; conspicuous; celebrated; noted; famous; renowned.