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synonyms for cogitative

  • contemplating
  • contemplative
  • deliberative
  • excogitative
  • meditative
  • probing
  • reasoning
  • reflective
  • ruminative
  • thinking
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How to use cogitative in a sentence

His hands were clasped behind him, and his head was bent down as if he were in a profoundly cogitative mood.
THE VICISSITUDES OF BESSIE FAIRFAXHARRIET PARR
Sounding the depths of his capacious intellect, his cogitative faculties were "in cogibundity of cogitation."
MERRIE ENGLAND IN THE OLDEN TIME, VOL. 1 (OF 2)GEORGE DANIEL
The first eternal being is thus spiritual or “cogitative,” and contains in itself all the perfections that can ever after exist.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 1VARIOUS
The practical intellect is again divided into the cogitative and the technological.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Mr. Rooper walked back to the tavern in a  cogitative state of mind.
A CHOSEN FEWFRANK R. STOCKTON
Or possibly, no more than mere cogitative silence of the parties.
WHEN GHOST MEETS GHOSTWILLIAM FREND DE MORGAN
The antithesis would be better expressed in many cases, by the words objective and mental, or objective and cogitative.
NOTES AND QUERIES, VOL. V, NUMBER 115, JANUARY 10, 1852VARIOUS
The discriminate procedure, manifestable by the instruments of knowledge, is called the cogitative.
THE SARVA-DARSANA-SAMGRAHAMADHAVA ACHARYA
Both were self-taught, but one was intensely active, the other cogitative.
BUCHANAN'S JOURNAL OF MAN, FEBRUARY 1887VARIOUS
How can it be the cogitative principle in man, that is, that principle which convinces man he is not merely matter?
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
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WORDS RELATED TO COGITATIVE

  • attentive
  • cogitative
  • in brown study
  • intent
  • introspective
  • lost
  • meditative
  • musing
  • pensive
  • pondering
  • rapt
  • reflecting
  • reflective
  • ruminative
  • speculative
  • thinking
  • thoughtful
  • calculated
  • cogitative
  • contemplating
  • contemplative
  • excogitative
  • meditative
  • planned
  • probing
  • purposeful
  • reasoning
  • reflective
  • thinking
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