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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French cogitacion, itself borrowed from Latin cōgitātiō, cōgitātiōnem.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɒdʒ.ɪ.ˈteɪʃ.ən/

NounEdit

cogitation (countable and uncountable, plural cogitations)

  1. (uncountable) The process of cogitating; thought, deliberation or meditation.
  2. (countable) A carefully considered thought.

QuotationsEdit

  • 1848 Basil Montagu - The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the Author by Basil Montagu - Page 212
    Aristotle saith well, "Words are the images of cogitations, and letters are the images of words"

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