Definitions for thinking
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thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentationadjective
the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
"thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
intelligent, reasoning(a), thinking(a)adjective
endowed with the capacity to reason
Gerund of think.
What is your thinking on this subject?
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Imagination; cogitation; judgment.
Etymology: from think.
He put it by once; but, to my thinking, he would fain have had it. William Shakespeare, Julius Cæsar.
If we did think,
His contemplations were above the earth,
And fix’d on spiritual objects, he should still
Dwell in his musings; but I am afraid
His thinkings are below the moon, nor worth
His serious considering. William Shakespeare, Henry VIII.
I heard a bird so sing,
Whose musick, to my thinking, pleas’d the king. William Shakespeare.
I was a man, to my thinking, very likely to get a rich widow. Joseph Addison, Guard. №. 97.
Thinking is a song by Roger Daltrey that was written by David Courtney and Leo Sayer. The song was originally released on Daltrey's début solo album, Daltrey and released as a single in 1973. The non-album B-side "There is Love" features Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin on guitar. the song was left out because "It didn't fit in with the final context of the album." explained Daltrey "so we had to leave it out". The song is included on the Sanctuary remaster.
Thinking is a cognitive process that involves mental activities such as analyzing, problem-solving, reasoning, remembering, and making decisions. It refers to the conscious and deliberate mental activity in which individuals process and manipulate information, ideas, and concepts in their minds. Thinking allows individuals to reflect, interpret, and make sense of the world around them by drawing connections, generating new insights, and forming judgments. It is a fundamental aspect of human intelligence and plays a crucial role in processing information and generating thoughts and ideas.
having the faculty of thought; cogitative; capable of a regular train of ideas; as, man is a thinking being
the act of thinking; mode of thinking; imagination; cogitation; judgment
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Mental activity, not predominantly perceptual, by which one apprehends some aspect of an object or situation based on past learning and experience.
Verb form of the word think
Thinking through our plans is a good idea to ensure we are logical and practical in the step-by-step process
Submitted by MaryC on March 28, 2021
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Rank popularity for the word 'thinking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1346
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Rank popularity for the word 'thinking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #495
Rank popularity for the word 'thinking' in Nouns Frequency: #1060
The numerical value of thinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of thinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
We were thinking Paris. We were thinking San Bernardino. We were thinking of the attacks that have occurred in West Africa recently against foreigners.
Awareness is not the same as thought. It lies beyond thinking, although it makes no use of thinking, honoring it's value and it's power. Awareness is more like a vessel which can hold and contain our thinking, helping us to see and know our thought as thought rather than getting caught up in them as reality.
It has always been such a personal song and such a poignant song, and every time I play it, I want to cry because I'm thinking of my mother, I'm thinking of my grandmother, I'm thinking of friends of mine who can't make ends meet.
If there is one area of our lives that we have complete control in, it is our thinking. Others may influence our thinking; however we alone can choose to accept that influence. Each day we have a CHOICE to be either be positive in our thinking or negative. To emit positive energy or to emit negative energy is of our choosing.
We could not definitively determine that he had given us a concrete signal that he was done, that was human error on our part. He could still be thinking, thinking, thinking. ... If youve got any doubt, youve got to make the right decision.
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