One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Able to be grasped by the mind; conceivable.
imaginable, possibleView synonyms
- ‘The moment we mass together for review the long array of the phenomena, the case is altered; the severance becomes not only cogitable, but manifest.’
- ‘For the dilation function different features are cogitable.’
- ‘It is also cogitable to use this technology as a hot chemical reactor for two or more components.’
- ‘A man's cogitable donations, his physical heredity, his moral and mental instincts and capacities are the results of the thoughts and feelings of his previous births.’
- ‘People should be shown with the help of cogitable examples from their everyday life that to cast their vote for the current regime is to vote for corruption.’
Late Middle English: from Latin cogitabilis, from the verb cogitare (see cogitate).
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