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Definition 1: thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it - [noun denoting cognition]

(excogitation is a kind of ...) the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

"thinking always made him frown" "she paused for thought"

Definition 2: the creation of something in the mind - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for excogitation in the sense of this definition

(excogitation is a kind of ...) the ability to create

(... is a kind of excogitation ) the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose

"his testimony was a concoction" "she has no peer in the concoction of mystery stories"

(... is a kind of excogitation ) the faculty of contriving; inventive skill

"his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem"

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