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Definition of "ideation" [i•de•a•tion]

  • The conceptualization of a mental image. (noun)
  • The synthesis of ideas. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ideation" in a sentence
  • "The word "ideation" also shows up in the phrase "suicidal ideation," meaning "thinking, often obsessively, about harming yourself.""
  • "The first citation for the word "ideation" in the sense of "creation of new ideas" in the Oxford English Dictionary is from the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge."
  • "Management buy-in and support of innovation and ideation is critical."