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What Does Thought Mean


Past tense and past participle of think.


The process of thinking; cogitation

sitting deep in thought at the computer.


A product of thinking or other mental activity

What are your thoughts on this matter?.


The faculty of thinking or reasoning

Why not use thought instead of emotion to solve the problem?.


The intellectual activity or production of a particular time or group

ancient Greek thought.

deconstructionist thought.


Consideration; attention

didn't give much thought to what she said.


Intention; purpose

My thought is to live in a house on a lake.


Expectation or conception

She had no thought that anything was wrong.


Form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.


(uncountable) The process by which such forms arise or are manipulated; thinking.


A way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).

"Eastern thought".


simple past tense and past participle of think


the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about;

it was not a good idea

the thought never entered my mind


the process of thinking (especially thinking carefully);

thinking always made him frown

she paused for thought


the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual;

19th century thought

Darwinian thought


a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty;

my opinion differs from yours

what are your thoughts on Haiti?


imp. & p. p. of Think.


The act of thinking; the exercise of the mind in any of its higher forms; reflection; cogitation.

Thought can not be superadded to matter, so as in any sense to render it true that matter can become cogitative.


Meditation; serious consideration.

Pride, of all others the most dangerous fault,Proceeds from want of sense or want of thought.


That which is thought; an idea; a mental conception, whether an opinion, judgment, fancy, purpose, or intention.

Thus Bethel spoke, who always speaks his thought.

Why do you keep alone, . . . Using those thoughts which should indeed have diedWith them they think on?

Thoughts come crowding in so fast upon me, that my only difficulty is to choose or to reject.

All their thoughts are against me for evil.


Solicitude; anxious care; concern.

Hawis was put in trouble, and died with thought and anguish before his business came to an end.

Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink.


A small degree or quantity; a trifle; as, a thought longer; a thought better.

If the hair were a thought browner.

This [faculty], to which I gave the name of the "elaborative faculty," - the faculty of relations or comparison, - constitutes what is properly denominated thought.

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