Synonyms and Antonyms of thought

  1. 1 a careful weighing of the reasons for or against something I'll give your request some thought and then let you know what my decision is Synonyms account, advisement, debate, deliberation, reflection, study, considerationRelated Words cogitation, contemplation, meditation, pondering, rumination; introspection; agonizing, hesitation, indecision; premeditationAntonyms short shrift

  2. 2 something imagined or pictured in the mind I just had a thought: what if we both pitched in and bought him one big present instead of two smaller presents for his birthday? Synonyms abstraction, cogitation, concept, conception, image, impression, intellection, mind's eye, notion, picture, ideaRelated Words apprehension, premonition, presentiment; preconception, prejudice, prepossession; chimera, delusion, hallucination, illusion, phantasm (also fantasm); caprice, conceit, fancy, freak, kink, vagary, whim; cognition, observation, perception, reflection; assumption, belief, conclusion, conviction; conjecture, guess, hunch, hypothesis, speculation, supposition, surmise, theory; brainchild, brainstorm, brain wave, inspirationNear Antonyms actuality, fact, reality

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to criticize severely

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