- to use the mind; think or think about.
Origin of cerebrate
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Examples from the Web for cerebration
I have brain, cerebration—not powerful but fine and of a remarkable quality.I, Mary MacLane
The story is full of observation, cerebration, and human affection.Essays on Modern Novelists
William Lyon Phelps
Thus his chief instinct is cerebration—dreaming, meditating, visualizing, planning.How to Analyze People on Sight
Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Residual currents not sufficient to think this to an end; results of cerebration would be merely human.
Examination immediately undertaken; scientists puzzled because cerebration processes continue to function perfectly.
- the act of thinking; consideration; thought
C19: from Latin cerebrum brain
- (intr) usually facetious to use the mind; think; ponder; consider
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Word Origin and History for cerebration
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- Activity of the mental processes; thinking.
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