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Both were self-taught, but one was intensely active, the other cogitative.

Mr. Rooper walked back to the tavern in a  cogitative state of mind.

The antithesis would be better expressed in many cases, by the words objective and mental, or objective and cogitative.

The discriminate procedure, manifestable by the instruments of knowledge, is called the cogitative.

The practical intellect is again divided into the cogitative and the technological.

How can it be the cogitative principle in man, that is, that principle which convinces man he is not merely matter?

Sounding the depths of his capacious intellect, his cogitative faculties were "in cogibundity of cogitation."

The first eternal being is thus spiritual or “cogitative,” and contains in itself all the perfections that can ever after exist.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Old French cogitatif (14c.), from Medieval Latin cogitativus, from Latin cogitare (see cogitation).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COGITATIVE

contemplative

adjectivedeep in thought
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