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tr.v. ex·cog·i·tat·ed, ex·cog·i·tat·ing, ex·cog·i·tates
To consider or think (something) out carefully and thoroughly.
[Latin excōgitāre, excōgitāt-, to find out by thinking : ex-, ex- + cōgitāre, to think; see cogitate.]
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|Adj.||1.||excogitative - concerned with excogitating or having the power of excogitation|
thoughtful - exhibiting or characterized by careful thought; "a thoughtful paper"