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[koj-i-tey-tiv] /ˈkɒdʒ ɪˌteɪ tɪv/

meditating; contemplating:
The cogitative faculty distinguishes humans from animals.
given to meditation; thoughtful:
The leaders sat in cogitative silence.
capable of thinking

late 15c., from Old French cogitatif (14c.), from Medieval Latin cogitativus, from Latin cogitare (see cogitation).


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