Definition of Cognitive state
1. Noun. The state of a person's cognitive processes.
Specialized synonyms: Interestedness, Amnesia, Blackout, Memory Loss, Paramnesia, Readiness, Set, Ivory Tower, Consciousness, Unconsciousness, Subconsciousness, Curiosity, Wonder, Confusedness, Confusion, Disarray, Mental Confusion, Muddiness, Certainty, Doubt, Doubtfulness, Dubiety, Dubiousness, Incertitude, Uncertainty, Morbidity, Morbidness, Absorption, Engrossment, Preoccupancy, Preoccupation, Inwardness, Outwardness
Generic synonyms: Mental Condition, Mental State, Psychological Condition, Psychological State
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognitive State
Literary usage of Cognitive state
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1883)
"When the result of a cognitive act is permanent, it must be either a cognitive state, or a series of cognitive acts. When both the knowing subject and the ..."
2. Elements of Metaphysics by Alfred Edward Taylor (1903)
"Every cognitive state refers to or stands/or a great deal more than it directly means to me. (3) The origin of the subjectivist fallacy, ..."
3. Mineral Requirements for Military Personnel: Levels Needed for Cognitive and by Food and Nutrition Board, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (2006)
"... or treatment with many of the dietary supplements purported to alter cognitive function, do not have observable effects on cognitive state. ..."
4. Psychology: A Study of Mental Life by Robert Sessions Woodworth (1921)
"Also, it is often a conscious state, as when we speak of the " tired feeling "; not a purely cognitive state, either—not simply a recognition of the fact ..."
5. The Religious Consciousness: A Psychological Study by James Bissett Pratt (1920)
"... is what is frequently called ' self- transcendence,' the direct cognition of reality other or larger than the cognitive state of consciousness itself. ..."