Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to cogitation.
  • adjective Inclined to or capable of cogitation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the power of cogitating or meditating; thinking; reflective: as, cogitative faculties.
  • Given to thought or contemplation; thoughtful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Possessing, or pertaining to, the power of thinking or meditating.
  • adjective Given to thought or contemplation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, inclined to or capable of cogitation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective given to cogitation
  • adjective of or relating to having capacities for cogitation

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Examples

  • 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.

    The Medieval Problem of Universals

  • 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.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • Something called cogitative behavioral interventions that have been show to be quite effective.

    CNN Transcript Aug 15, 2004

  • 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.

    Raymond Heard: In the Beginning, the Idea, the Word, Then Babble

  • Where the figuration is less narrative and more cogitative, that streaming montage of icons is, of course, of less import.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • 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.

    Raymond Heard: In the Beginning, the Idea, the Word, Then Babble

  • 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.

    Raymond Heard: In the Beginning, the Idea, the Word, Then Babble

  • 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.

    Raymond Heard: In the Beginning, the Idea, the Word, Then Babble

  • 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.

    Raymond Heard: In the Beginning, the Idea, the Word, Then Babble

  • 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.

    Raymond Heard: In the Beginning, the Idea, the Word, Then Babble

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