Definition of thought-provoking in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈTHôt prəˌvōkiNG/


Stimulating careful consideration or attention: thought-provoking questions
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  • The volume as a whole is thought-provoking and rewards careful study.
  • This thought-provoking book raises more questions than it answers.
  • Why such gruesome murders are happening again and again is really a thought-provoking question.
interesting, provocative, stimulating, intriguing, inspiring, meaty;

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Syllabification: thought-pro·vok·ing

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