And of it ther be tuoe sortes, the one enunciative, and the other ratiocinative.
His mind is too full, too crowded, too ratiocinative, for easy and frugal utterance.
It would be absurd to say that the ratiocinative, literal mind is higher than the ideal.
Either half of it, the ratiocinative or the Inductive, would have surpassed any previous work on the same subject.
The Kriton makes powerful appeal to the emotions, but overlooks the ratiocinative difficulties, or supposes them to be solved.
The ratiocinative coples the partes of a ratiocination, and it either inferres the conclusion or the reason.
The eagle eye of his genius perceived intuitively what other men generally attain only as the result of ratiocinative process.
No ratiocinative deduction can be more incontestable than that, since I have thoughts, there must be an I to have them.
"process of reasoning," 1520s, from Latin ratiocinationem (nominative ratiocinatio) "a reasoning, calm reasoning," from past participle stem of ratiocinare "to calculate, deliberate," from ratio (see ratio) + -cinari, which probably is related to conari "to try" (see conation).
Most writers make ratiocination synonymous with reasoning. J.S. Mill and others hold that the word is usually limited to necessary reasoning. [Century Dictionary]