thinking

[thing-king]
noun
  1. thought; judgment, reflection: clear thinking.

Origin of thinking

1250–1300; Middle English thenking (noun). See think1, -ing2, -ing1
Related formsthink·ing·ly, adverbnon·think·ing, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for non-thinking

Historical Examples of non-thinking

  • The result is that the populace loses its humanity and becomes a non-thinking mass.

    After the Rain

    Sam Vaknin

  • He was a slow-thinking, even a non-thinking agent, but in a contingency he could fight, still without thinking.

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle

  • I got myself lined up nice and straight with the bird and did my first bit of non-thinking.

  • All grades of feeling and believing, thinking and non-thinking, are in the books and periodicals that you find in this store.

    Discourses of Keidansky

    Bernard G. Richards


British Dictionary definitions for non-thinking

thinking

noun
  1. opinion or judgment
  2. the process of thought
adjective
  1. (prenominal) using or capable of using intelligent thoughtthinking people
  2. put on one's thinking cap to ponder a matter or problem
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non-thinking in Medicine

thinking

[thĭngkĭng]
n.
  1. The act or practice of a person who thinks; thought.
adj.
  1. Characterized by thought or thoughtfulness; rational.
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