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1. thought

noun. ['ˈθɔt'] the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • generalisation
  • cogitation
  • keynote
  • reaction
  • concept
  • generality
  • plan
  • theme
  • misconception
  • theorem
  • ideal
  • suggestion
  • burden
  • program
  • idea
  • belief
  • kink
  • cognitive content
  • programme
  • generalization
  • whimsy
  • meaning
  • motif
  • impression
  • whimsey
  • mental object
  • notion
  • substance
  • content
  • conception
  • idealization
  • idealisation
  • inspiration
  • preoccupation
  • construct
  • figment
  • opinion

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • calmness
  • concern
  • hope

Etymology

  • thought (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Thought

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How do you pronounce thought?

Pronounce thought as θɔt.

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Example sentences of the word thought


1. Verb, past participle
When the term acidic is used in association with food, it is thought of as sour or bitter.

2. Verb, past tense
Honestly, we thought that banana bread would be higher in the list.

3. Noun, singular or mass
With a little thought and creativity, anyone can come up with a costume that's right on track.

Quotes containing the word thought


1. Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .
- C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

2. It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.
- Maurice Switzer

3. If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

2. well-thought-of

adjective. receiving deferential regard.

Synonyms

  • respected

Antonyms

  • unrespectable
  • dishonorable

3. thought-reader

noun. someone with the power of communicating thoughts directly.

Synonyms

  • communicator
  • telepathist
  • mind reader

4. thought-reader

noun. a magician who seems to discern the thoughts of another person (usually by clever signals from an accomplice).

Synonyms

  • conjurer
  • telepathist
  • prestidigitator
  • magician
  • mind reader
  • illusionist

5. thought-image

noun. a mental image produced by the imagination.

Synonyms

  • imagination image
  • mental image

6. thought-provoking

adjective. stimulating interest or thought.

Synonyms

  • stimulating

Antonyms

  • easy
  • unprovocative

7. thought

noun. ['ˈθɔt'] 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
  • mysticism
  • thinking
  • consideration
  • mentation
  • construction
  • divergent thinking
  • reasoning

Antonyms

  • convergent thinking
  • sadness
  • humility
  • liking

Etymology

  • thought (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. thought

noun. ['ˈθɔt'] the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual.

Synonyms

  • belief

Antonyms

  • gratitude
  • ingratitude

Etymology

  • thought (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. thought

noun. ['ˈθɔt'] a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty.

Synonyms

  • eyes
  • preconception
  • sentiment
  • politics
  • preconceived idea
  • persuasion
  • idea
  • preconceived notion
  • belief
  • mind
  • view
  • preconceived opinion
  • prepossession
  • pole
  • political sympathies
  • judgment
  • judgement
  • opinion

Antonyms

  • pleasure
  • gravity
  • dislike
  • pride

Etymology

  • thought (Middle English (1100-1500))
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