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adjective as in rational

adjective as in pertaining to thought

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The thinking was if kids can’t gather for academics, they can’t gather for athletics.

When kids give answers, they are encouraged to explain their thinking.

We use language as one of our major tools for thinking, and it may be that it just isn’t up to every task.

I do a lot of my best thinking just by writing, and I’ve thought deeply about racism in this country, and the impact that it’s having on the country right now.

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It’s a safe bet most business leaders don’t stay up at night thinking of Socrates.

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While Huckabee is thinking about his run for president, I thought it was time to think about Huckabee.

But the ads are not just intended to remind the Google-curious that Paul exists and is thinking about running for president.

It is hard to feel attached to where you are if you are always thinking of where you have been or where you are going.

Our quest for better leaders—“Change we can believe in”— is wishful thinking.

I was thinking about retiring from modeling, but spending that time with them rekindled that bug.

I do not care very much how you censor or select the reading and talking and thinking of the schoolboy or schoolgirl.

He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.

He desired his secretary to go to the devil, but, thinking better of it, he recalled him as he reached the door.

But you are mistaken in thinking the force west consists of the entire Merrill Horse.

Bernard sat thinking for a long time; at first with a good deal of mortification—at last with a good deal of bitterness.

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On this page you'll find 109 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thinking, such as: reasoning, bright, intelligent, reasonable, and studious.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.