Ratiocinatory Ra`ti*oc"i*na*to*ry (r[a^]sh`[i^]*[o^]s"[i^]*n[.a]*t[-o]*r[y^]), a. Ratiocinative. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • ratiocinatory — index discursive (analytical), logical, pensive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ratiocinatory — rati·oci·na·to·ry …   English syllables

  • ratiocinatory — sənəˌtōrē, ȯrē, ri adjective : ratiocinative …   Useful english dictionary

  • ratiocination — noun /ˌratɪˌɒsɨˈneɪʃn/ a) Reasoning, conscious deliberate inference; the activity or process of reasoning. b) Thought or reasoning that is exact, valid and rational. Syn …   Wiktionary

  • discursive — I (analytical) adjective a fortiori, a posteriori, a priori, analytic, argumentative, deductive, dialectic, disquisitional, epagogic, inductive, inferential, interpretative, logical, ratiocinative, ratiocinatory, rational, rationalistic,… …   Law dictionary

  • logical — I adjective analytic, analytical, cogent, coherent, consistent, deductive, dialectic, dialectical, inductional, inductive, philosophical, ratiocinative, ratiocinatory, rational, reasonable, reasoned, sound II index apparent (presumptive), cogent …   Law dictionary

  • pensive — I adjective absorbed, abstracted, attentive, calculating, concentrating, contemplative, deliberative, dreaming, dreamy, engrossed, full of thought, given to thought, in cogitatione defixus, introspective, meditative, museful, musing, obsessed,… …   Law dictionary

  • analytic — Synonyms and related words: a fortiori, a posteriori, a priori, acute, algebraic, analytical, categorical, classificatory, conditional, deductive, deep, dialectic, discursive, enthymematic, enumerative, epagogic, examinational, examinatorial,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • analytical — Synonyms and related words: a fortiori, a posteriori, a priori, algebraic, analytic, categorical, classificatory, conditional, deductive, dialectic, discursive, enthymematic, enumerative, epagogic, examinational, examinatorial, examining,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rational — Synonyms and related words: acceptable, admissible, algorismic, algorithmic, aliquot, all there, analytic, balanced, bright, calm, cardinal, cerebral, circumspect, clear eyed, clearheaded, clearminded, cogent, commonsense, compos mentis,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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