Noun Definition


1.Definition: the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

Related Noun(s):burden, core, effect, essence

Category: General

2.Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

"The gist of the prosecutor's argument", "The heart and soul of the Republican Party", "The nub of the story"

Related Noun(s):center, centre, core, essence, heart, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nub, pith, substance, sum

Category: General