cogitative

adjective
cog·​i·​ta·​tive | \ ˈkä-jə-ˌtā-tiv How to pronounce cogitative (audio) \

Definition of cogitative

1 : of or relating to cogitation
2 : capable of or given to cogitation

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Examples of cogitative in a Sentence

a cogitative woman who was given to long silences, even in the company of her own family

First Known Use of cogitative

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Cogitative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cogitative. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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