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Meaning of IDEATION

Pronunciation:  `Idee'eyshun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the process of forming and relating ideas

IDEATION is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 See Also: cerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\I`de*a"tion\, n.
The faculty or capacity of the mind for forming ideas; the
exercise of this capacity; the act of the mind by which
objects of sense are apprehended and retained as objects of

      The whole mass of residua which have been accumulated .
      . . all enter now into the process of ideation. --J. D.

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