HyperDic: cogitation

English > 2 senses of the word cogitation:
NOUNcognitioncogitationa carefully considered thought about something
cognitioncogitation, studyattentive consideration and meditation / meditation
cogitation > pronunciation
Soundskaa.jhihtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > cogitation: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA carefully considered thought about something.
Example"his cogitations were dutifully recorded in his daybook"
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Verbscogitateconsider carefully and deeply
English > cogitation: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningattentive consideration and meditation / meditation.
Example"after much cogitation he rejected the offer"
Synonymstudy
Narrowerlucubrationlaborious cogitation
Broadercontemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulnessA calm, lengthy, intent consideration
Spanishcogitación, estudio, pensar
Adjectivescogitativeof or relating to having capacities for cogitation
Verbscogitateuse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
cogitateconsider carefully and deeply

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