Synonyms for ratiocination
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : rash-ee-os-uh-ney-shuh n, -oh-suh-, rat-ee-|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌræʃ iˌɒs əˈneɪ ʃən, -ˌoʊ sə-, ˌræt i-|
Top 10 synonyms for ratiocination
Définition of ratiocinationOrigin :
- "process of reasoning," 1520s, from Latin ratiocinationem (nominative ratiocinatio) "a reasoning, calm reasoning," from past participle stem of ratiocinare "to calculate, deliberate," from ratio (see ratio) + -cinari, which probably is related to conari "to try" (see conation).
- Most writers make ratiocination synonymous with reasoning. J.S. Mill and others hold that the word is usually limited to necessary reasoning. [Century Dictionary]
- noun logic
- Yes, Uncle Reub'; ratiocination is a good word in its place.
- Extract from : « Moriah's Mourning and Other Half-Hour Sketches » by Ruth McEnery Stuart
- Its two constituent parts are ratiocination and description.
- Extract from : « The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes » by Samuel Johnson
- So, when the steaks were done, we besought him to lay bare his system of ratiocination.
- Extract from : « Sixes and Sevens » by O. Henry
- Words seem to be the vehicles rather of ratiocination than of emotion.
- Extract from : « Of Walks and Walking Tours » by Arnold Haultain
- To be in love is in a measure to part company with the power of ratiocination.
- Extract from : « Mlle. Fouchette » by Charles Theodore Murray
- It consists of processes of Induction, Ratiocination, and Verification.
- Extract from : « Analysis of Mr. Mill's System of Logic » by William Stebbing
- A process of ratiocination never troubled the brain of any of the five.
- Extract from : « The Young Yagers » by Mayne Reid
- Here was a process of ratiocination worthy of any autocrat that ever breathed.
- Extract from : « Great Mysteries and Little Plagues » by John Neal
- Rationalization and ratiocination merged in her mind very readily.
- Extract from : « Emma Goldman » by Charles A. Madison
- He is evidently most at home in the regions of ratiocination.
- Extract from : « The Genius of Scotland » by Robert Turnbull
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