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synonyms for cogitation

  • cerebration
  • consideration
  • contemplation
  • deliberation
  • meditation
  • reflection
  • rumination
  • speculation
  • brainwork
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antonyms for cogitation

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  • disdain
  • disregard
  • neglect
  • ignorance
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How to use cogitation in a sentence

Let every man have his “cogibundity of cogitation,” and let people suit themselves about the names of their churches.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
After much cogitation they decided that Maud should send him a death-bed message, in which she was to own that she loved him.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
It then looked at the hand as if the latter had done it on purpose and became sunk in profound cogitation.
YOUNG PEOPLE'S PRIDESTEPHEN VINCENT BENET
The youth leaned against the side of the apartment a brief while longer in intense cogitation, and then sighed.
THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVEREDWARD S. ELLIS
The end of this private cogitation was a vague impatience of all the things his venerable host took for granted.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
It is so regular in shape that we have devoted many hours of cogitation and argument to the discovery of its history.
THREE IN NORWAYJAMES ARTHUR LEES
The clear tinkling of a bell broke in upon his cogitation; a faint, musical sound that seemed at his very elbow.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
The result of his long cogitation in front of the grandfather picture had been highly uncomplimentary to the artist.
A BOOKFUL OF GIRLSANNA FULLER
Sally's animated face shows that she is on a line of cogitation, and presently it fructifies.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
When we came to him, he utterly disliked of my intention, and dissuaded me from what he said was a fond cogitation.
CONSTANCE SHERWOODLADY GEORGIANA FULLERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO COGITATION

  • absorption
  • aloofness
  • brooding
  • cogitation
  • consideration
  • contemplation
  • daydreaming
  • detachment
  • engrossment
  • entrancement
  • musing
  • pensiveness
  • pondering
  • preoccupation
  • reflecting
  • reflection
  • remoteness
  • reverie
  • ruminating
  • thinking
  • trance
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