Definition of Ideation

1. Noun. The process of forming and relating ideas.




Definition of Ideation

1. n. The faculty or capacity of the mind for forming ideas; the exercise of this capacity; the act of the mind by which objects of sense are apprehended and retained as objects of thought.

Definition of Ideation

1. Noun. The conceptualization of a mental image. ¹

2. Noun. (often business) The synthesis of ideas. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ideation

1. the act of ideating [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ideation

1. The formation of ideas or thoughts. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ideation

idealogical
idealogies
idealogue
idealogues
idealogy
ideals
ideaphoria
ideaphorias
idear
ideas
ideasthesia
ideate
ideated
ideates
ideating
ideation (current term)
ideational
ideational apraxia
ideationally
ideations
ideative
idee
idee fixe
idees
idees fixes
idele
ideles
idem
idem sonans
idempotence

Literary usage of Ideation

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1. Études sur la Queste del saint graal attribuée à Gautier Map by Albert Pauphilet, Colonel Bell Burr, Ernst Ziegler, Douglas Symmers (1921)
"The plus sign which stands between the words Percept and Memory is the equivalent of ideation. The plus sign which stands between the words Con- cept and ..."

2. Psychology, Descriptive and Explanatory: A Treatise of the Phenomena, Laws by George Trumbull Ladd (1904)
"Some theory of the " Association," or " Suggestion," of Ideas is, however, made necessary by the way in which different processes of ideation, and states or ..."

3. An American Town: A Sociological Study by James Mickel Williams (1906)
"PLEASURES OF INDUCTIVE ideation. The pleasures of inductive ideation are to be distinguished from the pleasures of emotional ideation by the fact that, ..."

4. Truth and Error: Or, The Science of Intellection by John Wesley Powell (1898)
"For this purpose I shall use the term ideation. ideation, therefore, as the term is here used, is the act of making judgments about judgments which, ..."

5. Practical Pedagogy by Stephen Melvil Barrett (1908)
"PRACTICAL PEDAGOGY CHAPTER I ideation IN order to secure the best results from a study of methods of teaching, it is well first to review briefly the ..."

6. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"and ideation. Feeling and volition are, roughly speaking, synonymous with attitudes, while the higher forms of behavior classified under voluntary choice ..."

7. Principles of mental physiology: With Their Applications to the Training and by William Benjamin Carpenter (1881)
"SECTION i—Of ideation Generally. 196. I\ ascending the scale of Psychical activity, we find the operations of the Intelligent Mind becoming more and more ..."

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