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2 definitions found
 for excogitation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Excogitation \Ex*cog`i*ta"tion\, n. [L. excogitatio: cf. F.
     excogitation.]
     The act of excogitating; a devising in the thoughts;
     invention; contrivance.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  excogitation
      n 1: thinking something out with care in order to achieve
           complete understanding of it
      2: the creation of something in the mind [syn: invention,
         innovation, excogitation, conception, design]

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