Meaning of cogitative

cog•i•ta•tive

Pronunciation: (koj'i-tā"tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. meditating; contemplating: The cogitative faculty distinguishes humans from animals.
  2. given to meditation; thoughtful: The leaders sat in cogitative silence.
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