cogitation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (koj"i-tā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. concerted thought or reflection; meditation; contemplation: After hours of cogitation he came up with a new proposal.
  2. the faculty of thinking: She was a serious student and had a great power of cogitation.
  3. a thought; design or plan: to jot down one's cogitations.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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