ideation

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noun ide·a·tion \ˌī-dē-ˈā-shən\

Definition of ideation

  1. :  the capacity for or the act of forming or entertaining ideas <suicidal ideation>

Examples of ideation in a sentence

  1. <caregivers are trained to watch for signs of depression and suicidal ideation—some patients are likely to put their fantasies to action>

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First Known Use of ideation

1818


Medical Dictionary

ideation

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noun ide·a·tion \ˌīd-ē-ˈā-shən\

Medical Definition of ideation

  1. :  the capacity for or the act of forming or entertaining ideas <suicidal ideation>



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