Cogitation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌkɑːdʒɪˈteɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word cogitation
Brit.  |kɒdʒɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word cogitation
- a carefully considered thought about something
his cogitations were dutifully recorded in his daybook
- attentive consideration and meditation (syn: study)
after much cogitation he rejected the offer

Examples

...as long as there's a national deficit, interplanetary exploration will most likely remain an agreeable cogitation and nothing more...

his cogitations were dutifully recorded in his daybook

after much cogitation he rejected the offer

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