ideational

adjective
ide·​a·​tion·​al | \ ˌī-dē-ˈā-shnəl How to pronounce ideational (audio) , -shə-nᵊl \

Definition of ideational

: of, relating to, or produced by ideation broadly : of or relating to ideas

Other Words from ideational

ideationally adverb

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ideograms are ideational—they are meant to suggest some general idea and not a particular word or phrase
Recent Examples on the Web And the Trump Administration is taking concrete steps to encourage this ideational fusion. Time, 13 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of ideational

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Ideational.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ideational. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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ideational

adjective
ide·​a·​tion·​al | \ -shnəl, -shən-ᵊl How to pronounce ideational (audio) \

Medical Definition of ideational

: of, relating to, or produced by ideation broadly : consisting of or referring to ideas or thoughts of objects not immediately present to the senses

Other Words from ideational

ideationally \ -​ē How to pronounce ideational (audio) \ adverb

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