[koj-i-tuh-buh l]


able to be considered; conceivable; thinkable: The thought of space flights to other galaxies has become more cogitable.

Origin of cogitable

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin cōgitābilis, equivalent to cōgitā(re) (see cogitate) + -bilis -ble
Related formscog·i·ta·bil·i·ty, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cogitable

Historical Examples of cogitable

  • Objects, therefore, are of two kinds, sensible and cogitable.

  • Scotus Erigena revived the doctrine of Cogitable Universalia extra rem and ante rem.


    George Grote

British Dictionary definitions for cogitable



rare conceivable
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