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Thinkable; conceivable: Since the discovery of the vaccine, annihilation of the disease is at last cogitable.


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(ˈkɒdʒ ɪ tə bəl)

able to be considered; conceivable.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin]
cog`i•ta•bil′i•ty, n.
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Adj.1.cogitable - capable of being thought about; "space flight to other galaxies becomes more cogitable"
thinkable - capable of being conceived or imagined or considered
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Harmony is the perfection of cogitability, insofar as there are cogitable things [quatenus cogitabilia sunt].
given country requires both cogitable reasoning conceptually
40) (1) "Parmenides of Elea, improving upon the ruder conceptions of Xenophanes, was the first to give emphatic proclamation to the celebrated Eleatic doctrine, Absolute Ens as opposed to Relative Fientia: that is, the Cogitable, which Parmenides conceived as the One and All of reality, en kai pan, enduring and unchangeable, of which the negative was unmeaning, and the Sensible or Perceivable, which was in perpetual change"; George Grote, Aristotle, vol.