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excogitation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excogitation  \Ex*cog`i*ta"tion\,  n.  [L.  excogitatio:  cf  F. 
  excogitation.] 
  The  act  of  excogitating;  a  devising  in  the  thoughts; 
  invention;  contrivance. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  excogitation 
  n  1:  thinking  something  out  with  care  in  order  to  achieve 
  complete  understanding  of  it 
  2:  the  creation  of  something  in  the  mind  [syn:  {invention},  {innovation}, 
  {conception},  {design}] 




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