excogitation vs innovation what difference

what is difference between excogitation and innovation

English

Etymology

From Latin excogitatio.

Noun

excogitation (countable and uncountable, plural excogitations)

  1. Careful thought or consideration.
    • c. 1672, William Petty – Political Arithmetick, p. 21.
      [] the subtile excogitations of the Hollanders []
    • 186?, Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend
      To the excogitation of this problem, this harmless gentleman had devoted many anxious hours []

Related terms

  • excogitate

French

Etymology

From Latin excogitatio

Pronunciation

Noun

excogitation f (plural excogitations)

  1. excogitation

Related terms

  • excogiter


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French innovation, from Old French innovacion, from Late Latin innovatio, innovationem, from Latin innovo, innovatus.
Morphologically innovate +‎ -ion

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪnəˈveɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

innovation (countable and uncountable, plural innovations)

  1. The act of innovating; the introduction of something new, in customs, rites, etc.
  2. A change effected by innovating; a change in customs
  3. Something new, and contrary to established customs, manners, or rites.
  4. A newly formed shoot, or the annually produced addition to the stems of many mosses.

Antonyms

  • exnovation

Translations


Danish

Noun

innovation c

  1. innovation

Related terms

  • innovativ
  • innovatør
  • innovere

French

Etymology

From Middle French innovation, from Old French innovacion, borrowed from Late Latin innovatio, innovationem, from Latin innovo, innovatus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /i.nɔ.va.sjɔ̃/, /in.nɔ.va.sjɔ̃/

Noun

innovation f (plural innovations)

  1. innovation

Related terms

  • innover
  • innovateur

References

  • “innovation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Swedish

Noun

innovation c

  1. innovation

Declension

Related terms

  • innovativ
  • innovatör
  • innovera

Further reading

  • innovation in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)

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