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cogitable

[ koj-i-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˈkɒdʒ ɪ tə bəl /
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adjective
able to be considered; conceivable; thinkable: The thought of space flights to other galaxies has become more cogitable.
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Origin of cogitable

1425–75; late Middle English <Latin cōgitābilis, equivalent to cōgitā(re) (see cogitate) + -bilis-ble

OTHER WORDS FROM cogitable

cog·i·ta·bil·i·ty, noun
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How to use cogitable in a sentence

  • There are only two modes of causality cogitable—the causality of nature or of freedom.

  • 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
  • A body impelled in one direction by a given force, and in another by its opposite, is easily cogitable.

    Modern Society|Julia Ward Howe

British Dictionary definitions for cogitable

cogitable
/ (ˈkɒdʒɪtəbəl) /

adjective
rare conceivable
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