cogitable


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cog·i·ta·ble

 (kŏj′ĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.
Thinkable; conceivable: Since the discovery of the vaccine, annihilation of the disease is at last cogitable.

cogitable

(ˈkɒdʒɪtəbəl)
adj
rare conceivable

cog•i•ta•ble

(ˈkɒdʒ ɪ tə bəl)

adj.
able to be considered; conceivable.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin]
cog`i•ta•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Leibniz frequently linked the concept of harmony to that which is "cogitable,"(18) or "contemplatible"--"the state where everything has the potential for observation," or a state which "extricates [the mind] from confusion."(19) Now given that order is itself characterized by Leibniz as imposed by distinct cogitability, and this, the above passage suggests, is to be contrasted with confusion, we can see that harmony and order are both associated with the concept of cogitability, or of what is thinkable or potentially observable.
given country requires both cogitable reasoning conceptually