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The process of using your mind to consider something carefully.  Synonyms: cerebration, mentation, thinking, thought, thought process.  "She paused for thought"

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"Intellection" Quotes from Famous Books

... we will best apprehend the diverse modes of thought, as intellection, imagination, recollection, volition, etc., and also the diverse modes of extension, or those that belong to extension, as all figures, the situation of parts and their motions, provided we consider them simply as modes of the things in which they are; and motion as ...
— The Principles of Philosophy • Rene Descartes

Words linked to "Intellection" :   provision, problem solving, higher cognitive process, mental synthesis, preparation, divergent thinking, excogitation, mysticism, abstract thought, train of thought, consideration, ideation, thread, planning, explanation, convergent thinking, construction, out-of-the-box thinking, reasoning, logical thinking, free association, line of thought

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