Origin of ratiocination
Related formsra·ti·oc·i·na·tive, adjective
Examples from the Web for ratiocinative
Either half of it, the Ratiocinative or the Inductive, would have surpassed any previous work on the same subject.
No ratiocinative deduction can be more incontestable than that, since I have thoughts, there must be an I to have them.Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics|William Thomas Thornton
It would be absurd to say that the ratiocinative, literal mind is higher than the ideal.Commentary Upon the Maya-Tzental Perez Codex|William E. Gates
And of it ther be tuoe sortes, the one enunciative, and the other ratiocinative.
The ratiocinative coples the partes of a ratiocination, and it either inferres the conclusion or the reason.