cogitable

[ koj-i-tuh-buh l ]
/ ˈkɒdʒ ɪ tə bəl /

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. cogent,
  2. cogently,
  3. coggan,
  4. cogged,
  5. coggle,
  6. cogitate,
  7. cogitation,
  8. cogitative,
  9. cogito, ergo sum,
  10. cognac

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

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Examples from the Web for cogitable

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

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

    Aristotle|George Grote


British Dictionary definitions for cogitable

cogitable

/ (ˈkɒdʒɪtəbəl) /

adjective

rare conceivable
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