excogitation

Definitions of excogitation
1

n thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it

Type of:
cerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought, thought process
the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

n the creation of something in the mind

Synonyms:
conception, design, innovation, invention
Types:
concoction
the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose
contrivance
the faculty of contriving; inventive skill
Type of:
creative thinking, creativeness, creativity
the ability to create

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