Definition of cerebration in US English:



formal, technical
  • The working of the brain; thinking.

    • ‘I'm happy that you heeded my comments, but they're only the results of lots of experience and some basic common sense, not deep cerebration.’
    • ‘I think sometimes the stereotype of the theologian as all cerebration and no affectivity is accurate-not always by any means, thank God, but sometimes it is true.’
    • ‘At the risk of provoking another bout of intense cerebration, I would say: beware of overthinking it.’
    • ‘What the devil do they think ‘reality’ is if not the product of cerebration?’
    • ‘Science and theology will not get us to that point, cerebration is not enough.’
    thinking, line of thought, train of thought, thought, thought process, logic, reason, rationality, analysis, interpretation, explanation, deduction, rationalization, argumentation
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