Etymology
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cogitative (adj.)

late 15c., "having the power of thinking or meditating," from Old French cogitatif (14c.), from Medieval Latin cogitativus, from Latin cogitare "to think" (see cogitation). Meaning "thoughtful, given to contemplation" is from 1650s.

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Definitions of cogitative

cogitative (adj.)
of or relating to having capacities for cogitation;
the cogitative faculty
cogitative (adj.)
given to cogitation;
he looked at me with cogitative eyes
From wordnet.princeton.edu