American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to cogitation.
- adj. Inclined to or capable of cogitation.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the power of cogitating or meditating; thinking; reflective: as, cogitative faculties.
- Given to thought or contemplation; thoughtful.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, inclined to or capable of cogitation
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Possessing, or pertaining to, the power of thinking or meditating.
- adj. Given to thought or contemplation.
- adj. given to cogitation
- adj. of or relating to having capacities for cogitation
“In the first place, the sensory information collected by the single senses is distinguished, synthesized, and collated by the higher sensory faculties of the common sense [sensus communis] and the so-called cogitative power [vis cogitativa], to be stored in sensory memory as phantasms, the sensory representations of singulars in their singularity.”
“Which, if you please, we will hereafter call cogitative and incogitative beings; which to our present purpose, if for nothing else, are perhaps better terms than material and immaterial.”
“Something called cogitative behavioral interventions that have been show to be quite effective.”
“Fast forward now to a Thursday session at ideacity we are introduced to the space age Dr. Doolittle, who just may be very close to talking to possibly the most intelligent, caring animals on our threatened planet, dolphins, Diana Reiss, a cogitative psychologist at Hunter College in New York and the National Aquarium, Baltimore.”
“Where the figuration is less narrative and more cogitative, that streaming montage of icons is, of course, of less import.”
“The philosophical debate between Batman and his new nemesis completely fizzles in a scene that is unsatisfying on both a visceral and cogitative level.”
“Such skipping hither and yon interrupts the cogitative process, turns critical analysis into a game of tag, a cross-blog competion for links.”
“Besides the obvious fact that they had a cogitative basketball mind at the helm, the best player of his era, a sidekick who was named one of the 50 greatest players of all time and the most useful role playing rebounder in league history, the Bulls won the championship because of one underlying reason.”
“And the problem here, in what is dangerously becoming an elusive quest to maintain a balanced two-party system, is that we're seeing a whole lot of pugilistic resistance and bark as opposed to cogitative plan and bite.”
“Belief is thus “more an act of the sensitive, than of the cogitative part of our natures” (T, 183), so that “all probable reasoning is nothing but a species of sensation” (T, 103).”
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