- the process of forming ideas or images.
Origin of ideation
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Examples from the Web for ideation
There are two parts to implementing new ideas: coming up with the idea or the ideation phase, and then the execution.The Best Apps for Developing Sherlock Holmes-Like Reading Skills
March 25, 2014
If it be present, the ideation and explicit judgment may be dispensed with.The Value of Money
Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
We have already seen that our ideation has the self for center and point of reference.Criminal Psychology
The will-power of an individual is dependent upon his ideation.Freedom Talks No. II
The suppression extends over the unconscious ideation, because the liberation of pain might emanate from the ideation.Dream Psychology
Up to this time his talent and capabilities had outstripped his powers of ideation.Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning
Willard Huntington Wright
Word Origin and History for ideation
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The formation of ideas or mental images.
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