Origin of cogitative
Examples from the Web for cogitative
The discriminate procedure, manifestable by the instruments of knowledge, is called the cogitative.The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha|Madhava Acharya
Mr. Rooper walked back to the tavern in a cogitative state of mind.A Chosen Few|Frank R. Stockton
Sounding the depths of his capacious intellect, his cogitative faculties were "in cogibundity of cogitation."Merrie England In The Olden Time, Vol. 1 (of 2)|George Daniel
Both were self-taught, but one was intensely active, the other cogitative.
The first eternal being is thus spiritual or “cogitative,” and contains in itself all the perfections that can ever after exist.
British Dictionary definitions for cogitative
Word Origin and History for cogitative
late 15c., from Old French cogitatif (14c.), from Medieval Latin cogitativus, from Latin cogitare (see cogitation).