Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin excogitatio

NounEdit

excogitation (countable and uncountable, plural excogitations)

  1. Careful thought or consideration.
    • c. 1672, William Petty -   Political Arithmetick, p. 21.
      ...the subtile excogitations of the Hollanders....
    • 186?, Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend
      To the excogitation of this problem, this harmless gentleman had devoted many anxious hours []


Related termsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin excogitatio

NounEdit

excogitation f (plural excogitations)

  1. excogitation

Related termsEdit