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- (uncountable) The process of cogitating; thought, deliberation or meditation
- (countable) A carefully considered thought
- 1848 Basil Montagu - The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the Author by Basil Montagu - Page 212
- Aristotle saith well, "Words are the images of cogitations, and letters are the images of words"