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Definition 1: the process of using your mind to consider something carefully - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where mentation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • thinking always made him frown
  • she paused for thought

Synonyms for mentation in the sense of this definition

(mentation is a kind of ...) cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use

(... is a kind of mentation ) thinking that brings together information focussed on solving a problem (especially solving problems that have a single correct solution)

(... is a kind of mentation ) the thought processes involved in solving a problem

(... is a kind of mentation ) the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening

"his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"

(... is a kind of mentation ) thought that makes something comprehensible

(... is a kind of mentation ) thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it

(... is a kind of mentation ) the process of giving careful thought to something

(... is a kind of mentation ) the process of forming and relating ideas

(... is a kind of mentation ) obscure or irrational thought

(... is a kind of mentation ) the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together

"I couldn't follow his train of thought" "he lost the thread of his argument"

(... is a kind of mentation ) a particular way of thinking that is characteristic of some individual or group

(... is a kind of mentation ) thinking that is coherent and logical

(... is a kind of mentation ) the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought

(... is a kind of mentation ) a thought process in which ideas (words or images) suggest other ideas in a sequence

(... is a kind of mentation ) thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions; associated with creativity

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