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thought meaning

EN[θɔːt] [-ɔːt] [θɔt] [θɑt] [θɒt]
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WThought
  • Thought can refer to the ideas or arrangements of ideas that result from thinking, the act of producing thoughts, or the process of producing thoughts.
  • Because thought underlies many human actions and interactions, understanding its physical and metaphysical origins, processes, and effects has been a longstanding goal of many academic disciplines including psychology, neuroscience, philosophy,
  • Thinking allows humans to make sense of, interpret, represent or model the world they experience, and to make predictions about that world.
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    Definition of thought in English Dictionary

  • NounPLthoughts
    1. Form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.
      1. I corralled the judge, and we started off across the fields, in no very mild state of fear of that gentleman's wife, whose vigilance was seldom relaxed. And thus we came by a circuitous route to Mohair, the judge occupied by his own guilty thoughts, and I by others not less disturbing.
    2. NU The process by which such forms arise or are manipulated; thinking.
      1. A way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).
        1. "Eastern thought". ‎
    3. Verb
      1. simple past tense and past participle of think.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • He often thought a lot of money could be made if Tiger Woods and John Daly had a long-drive contest down the streetway.
          • We thought he was going to die, but the doctors managed to bring him round.
          • If we thought of the poor as what they really are, our suffering brothers and sisters, we should feel all our little hardheartednesses and carelessness about them a sin.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • thought he could get away with not doing any work."
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • No less stunned, I stood there, too, slack-handed, empty of thought.
          • Hannah mumbled in a sarcastic icy tone. Woopty doo, she thought.
          • I was on to a really good definition for train of thought, but then I lost my train of thought.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Irregular verb forms
                  • Irregular past participles
                    • Irregular simple past forms
                    • Participles
                      • Past participles
                      • Verb simple past forms
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                  2. en thoughtful
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                  4. en thoughtless
                  5. en thoughtfulness
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                  Grammatically, this word "thought" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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