Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of thought.

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Examples

  • I'm in love with Optimus Prime. *purge bad thoughts, purge bad thoughts, purge bad thoughts*

    ...and the Movie of the Summer is Transformers!

  • "Is it possible that _the bold adventurer can fix his thoughts on you_, and still be dejected _at the thoughts_ that a bonny blue-eyed lass looked favourably on a less-lucky fellow than himself?" vol. 2, p. 136.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 285, December 1, 1827

  • You never cease telling us, that the designs of God are impenetrable; that _his ways are not our ways, nor his thoughts our thoughts_; that it is absurd to complain of his administration, of the motives and springs of which we are totally ignorant; that it is presumption to tax his judgments with injustice, because we cannot comprehend them.

    Good Sense

  • I. ii.195 (243,9) [I beseech you, punish me not with your hard thoughts, wherein I confess me much guilty] I should wish to read, _I beseech you, punish me not with your hard thoughts_.

    Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies

  • You will begin to perceive that what you thought was a matter of no serious importance; —that your thoughts on any subject are not perhaps the clearest and wisest that could be arrived at thereupon: —in fact, that unless you are a very singular person, you cannot be said to have any “thoughts” at all; that you have no materials for them, in any serious matters; 5—no right to “think, ” but only to try to learn more of the facts.

    Sesame and Lilies. Lecture I.-Sesame: Of Kings’ Treasuries

  • IV. vi.80 (450,3) Bear free and patient thoughts] To be melancholy is to have the mind _chained down_ to one painful idea; there is therefore great propriety in exhorting Glo'ster to _free thoughts_, to an emancipation of his soul from grief and despair.

    Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies

  • Of course, I could be wrong, and those who've read the novel can feel free to share the title thoughts they have about this with me here.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • Doing that would be obviously foolish, but listening to other thoughts is an integral part to succeeding as a business.

    Listening to users is bad… « The Paradigm Shift

  • For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as nourishing as eating.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Hearing your thoughts is the best part of the day.

    spherons! « Sphere Blog

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