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1. clear-thinking

adjective. not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently.

Synonyms

  • clear
  • clearheaded

Antonyms

  • impure
  • cloudy
  • opaque

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Words that Rhyme with Lateral Thinking

  • unthinking
  • rethinking
  • stinking
  • shrinking
  • plinking
  • drinking
  • blinking
  • winking
  • sinking
  • linking

Example sentences of the word lateral-thinking


1. Noun Phrase
Brain teasers, also called lateral thinking puzzles, promote deductive reasoning and creative inquiry.

2. Noun Phrase
This is a lateral thinking puzzle.

3. Noun Phrase
Success in Taboo demands creativity, lateral thinking and speed.

2. free-thinking

adjective. unwilling to accept authority or dogma (especially in religion).

Synonyms

  • undogmatical
  • latitudinarian
  • broad-minded

Antonyms

  • conservative
  • shockable
  • opinionated
  • petty

3. thinking

noun. ['ˈθɪŋkɪŋ'] the process of using your mind to consider something carefully.

Synonyms

  • thought process
  • train of thought
  • cerebration
  • excogitation
  • free association
  • intellection
  • preparation
  • abstract thought
  • planning
  • out-of-the-box thinking
  • line of thought
  • mental synthesis
  • logical thinking
  • problem solving
  • explanation
  • higher cognitive process
  • provision
  • thread
  • convergent thinking
  • thought
  • mysticism
  • consideration
  • mentation
  • construction
  • divergent thinking
  • reasoning

Antonyms

  • convergent thinking
  • resolution
  • synthesis
  • stay in place

4. thinking

adjective. ['ˈθɪŋkɪŋ'] endowed with the capacity to reason.

Synonyms

  • intelligent
  • reasoning

Antonyms

  • uncreativeness
  • inactivity
  • ready

5. lateral

adjective. ['ˈlætɝəl'] lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body.

Antonyms

  • keep down

Etymology

  • lateralis (Latin)
  • latus (Latin)

6. lateral

adjective. ['ˈlætɝəl'] situated at or extending to the side.

Synonyms

  • side

Antonyms

  • bottom
  • dematerialize

Etymology

  • lateralis (Latin)
  • latus (Latin)

7. lateral

noun. ['ˈlætɝəl'] a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer.

Synonyms

  • passing game
  • passing play
  • passing
  • lateral pass

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • be born
  • survive
  • forbid

Etymology

  • lateralis (Latin)
  • latus (Latin)
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