Definition of excogitation in US English:

excogitation

noun

formal
  • See excogitate

    • ‘For this is the cleverness not of cognition, but of excogitation threaded on a string of episodes a bit too thick for credence.’

Pronunciation

excogitation

/eksˌkäjəˈtāSH(ə)n//ɛksˌkɑdʒəˈteɪʃ(ə)n/