Definitions of cogitation

  1. a carefully considered thought about something; "his cogitations were dutifully recorded in his daybook" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Deep thought: meditation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. Consideration; reflection; thought. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for cogitation

  1. His face expressed deep cogitation as he flicked the ashes from his cigarette and shook his head. – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  2. " Fred," whispers the dear woman at my side, breaking in upon my cogitation what were you like as a boy- er- a young man, I mean?" – The Opinions of a Philosopher by Robert Grant