Sudden realization of great desire or lust for someone; where such feelings had never been present for that individual before. Much like being struck by "cupid's arrow."

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-Recognition (Noun)
-To recognize (Verb) {can only be used in past tense}
Grace felt a sudden strong desire for him, and realized it was the call of recognition.

(To recognize)

They two had been friends for a while, and Will had finally recognized her.
by Star_Struck23 February 23, 2010
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This is an alternative meaning of the word. With emphasis on the " REE" long 'e'. In this instance it refers to someone who repeats the same questions, conspiracy theories and jokes over and over and over ad nauseum.
Sheila: Randy can't take a hint! I keep telling him I won't come to his house to see his collection if antique Unix terminals but he asks me about it every 5 minutes.
Joe: Sorry Sheila, he means well but he got a mental condition called RECOGNITION. So the same ideas just keep popping up over and over and over.
by ilookmarvlus March 25, 2013
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It's when you recog a nition
That's exactly correct. Giving people the recognition they deserve. That's what it's all about man. You're doing it right. Good bait too. I was a little salty. My B.
by Hym Iam April 5, 2022
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A two-dicked watermelon.
Wtf? its a recognition!
Yeah man, do something!
I got a gun
Ew i got recognition guts all over me
by derpdederpderp February 13, 2009
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Harley Riders & Jeep drivers do this. Just a little nod to acknowledge one another.
I've seen the nod of recognition many a time whilst in traffic. Pretty cool!
by Starchylde June 4, 2016
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When you re watch an old tv episode or film and recognise someone who you now know as a famous person/character.
Oh my God it's Oberyn Martell in Buffy the vampire slayer, and he looks so young!

Retro recognition can also be pretty much guaranteed by watchingt any old episode of tales from the crypt.
by jm1984 July 16, 2014
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A term used by kpoppies in a poor attempt to soothe their crippling ego. It is often used to differentiate Validation from Recognition, despite meaning the same thing.
Person A: "We don't need Western Validation. We have Western Recognition instead."

Dictionary: "Actually, they're synonyms of each other, but here's an A for effort."
by Vala_Matumba March 12, 2018
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