Definition of Food for thought

1. Noun. Anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking.

Exact synonyms: Food, Intellectual Nourishment
Generic synonyms: Cognitive Content, Content, Mental Object
Specialized synonyms: Pabulum



Definition of Food for thought

1. Noun. (idiomatic) Information or knowledge that is worthy of contemplation. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Food For Thought

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food crop
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food cycle
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food drive
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food elevator
food faddist
food fever
food fights
food fish
food fishes
food for thought (current term)
food grain
food habits
food hamper
food handling
food hypersensitivity
food impaction
food industry
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food labeling
food literacy
food manufacturer
food market
food microbiology

Literary usage of Food for thought

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1. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"... but it affords abundant food for thought, as one surveys those resolute features, in the very building founded by him centuries ago. ..."

2. Richard to Minna Wagner: Letters to His First Wife by Richard Wagner (1909)
"The turn my ancient winter-trouble has taken this time has really given me food for thought : let us spend next summer as quietly and ..."

3. The Observations of Professor Maturin by Clyde Bowman Furst (1916)
"V Food for Thought I WAS just ordering dinner at the Athenaeum when Professor Maturin entered the room and peered about over his spectacles in search of a ..."

4. Lectures, Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"It is not much to look at as a work of art, but it affords abundant food for thought, as one surveys those resolute features, in the very building founded ..."

5. Short Talks on Psychology by Charles Gray Shaw (1920)
"XXXVI food for thought A GENERATION ago, they were telling us that, ... There is food for thought, even if it does not consist of fish or some cereal. ..."

6. The Indiana School Journal by Indiana State Teachers Association (1896)
"food for thought. [Send all communications to WFL Sanders, Connersville, Ind. They should be received by June 18. Be prompt. Write only on one side of your ..."

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