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Definition of "thinking" []

  • The act or practice of one that thinks; thought. (noun)
  • A way of reasoning; judgment: To my thinking, this is not a good idea. (noun)
  • Characterized by thought or thoughtfulness; rational: We are thinking animals. (adjective)

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 "thinking" in a sentence
  • "I remember thinking that his debate performance was fine, his "problem" was that he was * thinking* before responding to a question, which gives off the appearance of being clumsy with words."
  • "Thus, if Simmias is thinking about Socrates, a quality of Simmias corresponds to both the concepts ˜thinking of™ and ˜thought about™."
  • "It would be thinking if we personify it a little, since it wouldn't exactly be *thinking*, I guess, OH MY GOD!"