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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does food for thought mean? 

FOOD FOR THOUGHT (noun)
  The noun FOOD FOR THOUGHT has 1 sense:

1. anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking

  Familiarity information: FOOD FOR THOUGHT used as a noun is very rare.


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FOOD FOR THOUGHT (noun)


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Meaning:

Anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

food for thought; intellectual nourishment; food

Hypernyms ("food for thought" is a kind of...):

cognitive content; content; mental object (the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "food for thought"):

pabulum (insipid intellectual nourishment)


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