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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it;

2. the creation of something in the mind;
[syn: invention, innovation, excogitation, conception, design]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Excogitation \Ex*cog`i*ta"tion\, n. [L. excogitatio: cf. F. excogitation.] The act of excogitating; a devising in the thoughts; invention; contrivance. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

excogitation n 1: thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it 2: the creation of something in the mind [syn: invention, innovation, excogitation, conception, design]