thinking (part of speech: verb)
considering, speculating, brooding, debating, daydreaming, reasoning, concentrating, calculating, pondering, analyzing, meditating, envisioning, imagining, appraising, weighing, studying, musing, thinking, evaluating, cogitating, cerebrating, reflecting, contemplating
- Upon this all men blamed Nikias for deliberating and taking precautions until the time for action was gone by. - "Plutarch's Lives Volume III.", Plutarch.
- If every act of man is determined and man himself a mere stage in the process unending and unbroken, is it not idle to speak of man deliberating on alternatives and choosing that which seems to him best? - "Determinism or Free-Will?", Chapman Cohen.
- She took him to Cresta to tea, and it did not occur to Winn to wonder why a woman who at forty- five habitually rode the Cresta should find it necessary to walk at the pace of a deliberating snail. - "The Dark Tower", Phyllis Bottome.