Dictionary.com

incogitant

[ in-koj-i-tuhnt ]
/ ɪnˈkɒdʒ ɪ tənt /
Save This Word!

adjective
thoughtless; inconsiderate.
not having the faculty of thought.
QUIZ
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?

Origin of incogitant

First recorded in 1620–30; from Latin incōgitant-, equivalent to in- negative prefix + cōgitant- (stem of cōgitāns ), present participle of cōgitāre “to think”; see origin at in-3 cogitate, -ant

OTHER WORDS FROM incogitant

in·cog·i·tant·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

British Dictionary definitions for incogitant

incogitant
/ (ɪnˈkɒdʒɪtənt) /

adjective
rare thoughtless

Word Origin for incogitant

C17: from Latin incōgitāns, from in- 1 + cōgitāre to think
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK