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(noun.) the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual; '19th century thought'; 'Darwinian thought'.

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(imp. & p. p.) of Think

(-) imp. & p. p. of Think.

(n.) The act of thinking; the exercise of the mind in any of its higher forms; reflection; cogitation.

(n.) Meditation; serious consideration.

(n.) That which is thought; an idea; a mental conception, whether an opinion, judgment, fancy, purpose, or intention.

(n.) Solicitude; anxious care; concern.

(n.) A small degree or quantity; a trifle; as, a thought longer; a thought better.

Editor: Rudolf

Synonyms and Synonymous

n. [1]. Cogitation, reflection, meditation, musing, contemplation, thinking.[2]. Idea, conception, conceit, fancy, imagination.[3]. Judgment, conclusion, opinion, notion.[4]. Deliberation, consideration, reasoning.[5]. Design, purpose, intention.

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Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Reflection, reasoning, cogitation, supposition, view, sentiment, meditation,conception, idea, opinion, judgment, conceit, fancy, design, purpose,intention, cogitation, deliberation, care, provision

ANT:Vacuity, incogitation, thoughtlessness, dream, hallucination, aberration,misconception, incogitancy, carelessness, improvidence, unreflectiveness

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n. the act of thinking: reasoning: deliberation: that which one thinks: idea: fancy: consideration: opinion: meditation: design: care.—adjs. Thought′ed having thoughts; Thought′ful full of thought: employed in meditation: attentive: considerate: promoting serious thought: favourable to meditation.—adv. Thought′fully.—n. Thought′fulness.—adj. Thought′less without thought or care: careless: inattentive: stupid: dull.—adv. Thought′lessly.—ns. Thought′lessness; Thought′-read′er; Thought′-read′ing the dubious act or art of discerning what is passing in another's mind by some direct and unexplained method depending neither on gesture facial expression nor any articulate or other voluntary indication.—adj. Thought′-sick (Shak.) uneasy with reflection.—n. Thought′-trans′ference telepathy.—adj. Thought′-transferen′tial telepathic.—n. Thought′-wave a supposed undulatory movement of a hypothetical medium by which the phenomena of thought-transference are explained.—Take thought (Shak.) to give way to grief.

pa.t. and pa.p. of think.

Editor: Whitney


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