Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to thought: Thought disorder
References in classic literature ?
Among these we may take as an example his Austrian successor Meinong.* According to him there are three elements involved in the thought of an object.
And will you tell them all that I have thought of them every day, and that my heart is faithful to them everywhere?
'The girls are all right," she thought; "but the boys?"
So long as Colin shut himself up in his room and thought only of his fears and weakness and his detestation of people who looked at him and reflected hourly on humps and early death, he was a hysterical half-crazy little hypochondriac who knew nothing of the sunshine and the spring and also did not know that he could get well and could stand upon his feet if he tried to do it.
Especially did the Queen's class gird up their loins for the fray, for at the end of the coming year, dimly shadowing their pathway already, loomed up that fateful thing known as "the Entrance," at the thought of which one and all felt their hearts sink into their very shoes.
But I've thought of one--I won't do things to spite people."
White, the banker's wife, thought him schol- arly and refined.
The making a fact the subject of thought raises it.
I thought it could hardly have failed to strike them that there was something incongruous in him.
"I never said it was," she retorted with spirit, "I never thought for a moment that it was." She added, a trifle too late in the story, "Besides, I don't know what you are talking of."
"I am so surprised, Philip; I had not thought of it." And the effort to say this brought the tears down too.
"My past life!" she thought. "What will he think of me when he knows my past life?"
'And then there's the Butterfly,' Alice went on, after she had taken a good look at the insect with its head on fire, and had thought to herself, 'I wonder if that's the reason insects are so fond of flying into candles--because they want to turn into Snap-dragon-flies!'
Mary was his favorite child, and whatever Susan might say, and right as she was on all other subjects, Caleb thought it natural that Fred or any one else should think Mary more lovable than other girls.
She thought only of one thing, her sorrow, which, after the break caused by cares for the present, seemed already to belong to the past.