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Wordnet 3.0


1. based on exact thinking;
- Example: "one's ratiocinative powers"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ratiocinative \Ra`ti*oc"i*na*tive\ (r[a^]sh`[i^]*[o^]s"[i^]*n[asl]*t[i^]v), a. [L. ratiocinativus.] Characterized by, or addicted to, ratiocination; consisting in the comparison of propositions or facts, and the deduction of inferences from the comparison; argumentative; as, a ratiocinative process. [1913 Webster] The ratiocinative meditativeness of his character. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ratiocinative adj 1: based on exact thinking; "one's ratiocinative powers"