cerebration


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cer·e·brate

 (sĕr′ə-brāt′)
intr.v. cer·e·brat·ed, cer·e·brat·ing, cer·e·brates
To use the power of reason; think. See Synonyms at think.

[Back-formation from cerebration, act of thinking, from Latin cerebrum, brain; see cerebrum.]

cer′e·bra′tion n.

cerebration

(ˌsɛrɪˈbreɪʃən)
n
(Psychology) the act of thinking; consideration; thought
[C19: from Latin cerebrum brain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cerebration - the process of using your mind to consider something carefullycerebration - the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
higher cognitive process - cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
free association - a thought process in which ideas (words or images) suggest other ideas in a sequence
mental synthesis, construction - the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought
abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning - thinking that is coherent and logical
line of thought - a particular way of thinking that is characteristic of some individual or group
train of thought, thread - the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together; "I couldn't follow his train of thought"; "he lost the thread of his argument"
mysticism - obscure or irrational thought
ideation - the process of forming and relating ideas
consideration - the process of giving careful thought to something
excogitation - thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it
explanation - thought that makes something comprehensible
planning, preparation, provision - the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"
problem solving - the thought processes involved in solving a problem
convergent thinking - thinking that brings together information focussed on solving a problem (especially solving problems that have a single correct solution)
divergent thinking, out-of-the-box thinking - thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions; associated with creativity

cerebration

noun
Translations

cerebration

[ˌserɪˈbreɪʃən] N (frm) → meditación f, actividad f mental

cerebration

n (usu hum)Reflexion f
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It will be a whole idea soon, and then, oh, unconscious cerebration, you will have to give the wall to your conscious brother.
I followed him out with my eyes; and as I did so, by some odd trick of unconscious cerebration, there came surging into my head the phrase, "The Moreau Hollows"--was it?
The probability is that she never gave the matter a thought, but took the line in question as an effect of saturation with the "Iliad," and of unconscious cerebration.
I do not think the authoress thought all this out, but attribute the strangeness of the coincidence to unconscious cerebration and saturation.
That question was in my heart; for what had now come to pass was that in the unconscious cerebration of sleep I had swung back to a passionate appreciation of Miss Bordereau's papers.
Mr Nodua informed that mobile phones will be available for sale at special prizes during those launching to the mark the cerebration.
For example among Arabs', Islam was able to form a synchronized army and occupy almost a whole continent as a result of cerebration, collaboration and unity against individual activities.
This leads him to consider the larger matter of cerebration itself: we have been able to peer into the workshop of the composer, but what Campos wishes to explore is the manufactory of the intellectual, that is to say, for Fetis, his physical library (eventually to comprise over seven thousand items) and its relationship to his theories of cataloging, his conceptions of the language of music, the extraordinary capacities of his memory, and the foundational categories of his knowledge.
Intime will take advantage of the cerebration to launch national wide activities for Intime girlfriend circles, offering new shopping experience in "girlfriends' circle" for members of Intime girlfriend circles.
in what James called 'the deep well of unconscious cerebration.
In its cerebration, could Egypt construct a Pharhaonic memorial to hallow the martyrs whomsoever they are, in whatever circumstances they fell in this ghastly Gahanna?
The members gave their consent in writing to HMC official Dr KC Chacko at the 10th annual day cerebration of the Association in Doha.