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Definition of "cogitation" []

  • Thoughtful consideration; meditation. (noun)
  • A serious thought; a carefully considered reflection. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cogitation" in a sentence
  • "It’s clear that she, like so many others, feels that blacks are lacking something in cogitation."
  • "Reply Obj. 1: According to Richard of St. Victor "cogitation" would seem to regard the consideration of the many things from which a person intends to gather one simple truth."
  • "The garish colors, the bawling kids, the irritating and distracting music and the inedible snacks make it no place for conversation or cogitation."