Definition of cogitate in English:

cogitate

Line breaks: cogi|tate
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒdʒɪteɪt
 
/

verb

[no object] formal

Derivatives

cogitative

Pronunciation: /-tətɪv/
adjective
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  • It was a celebration of the human mind in all its cogitative glory.
  • Meanwhile, another one of the band's finest recent tracks seems too bold an opening statement for this deeply cogitative collection.
  • The CD is a more personal affair, deep cogitative blues mingling with the bleaker registers.

cogitator

noun
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  • As a writer of fiction, as well as a cultural cogitator, how do you think about a world in which we are immortal?
  • She is but one of many distinguished political cogitators in the entertainment industry.
  • He also is a curious philosopher who dares to venture into seldom-trod territory that more cantankerous cogitators ardently avoid.

Origin

late 16th century: from Latin cogitat- 'considered', from the verb cogitare, from co- 'together' + agitare 'turn over, consider'.

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