• Train of thought is an expression to describe one’s thought.
  • The way in which someone reaches a conclusion; a line of reasoning.
  • Someone’s pattern of thinking or sequence of ideas; what one was just thinking about.
  • A succession of connected ideas, a path of reasoning.

1. As a writer, keeping my train of thought consistent is a daily battle.


2. Look, I’m really trying to follow your train of thought. Can you explain it to me in more detail?


3. My train of thought has been so cloudy since I’ve been taking medication.


4. So as I was saying… wait… I lost my train of thought.

association of ideas, chain of thought, connection, correlation, course of thought, free association, inner monologue, interior monologue, linkage, mind mapping, reason, thought, word painting

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School of thought

  • School of thought refers to a particular philosophy or way of thinking about something.
  • A particular way of thinking, typically one disputed by the speaker.
  • A particular idea or set of ideas held by a specific group; doctrine.

1. What happened to the school of thought that you should treat others the way you want to be treated?


2. You’ve got to respect¬†the different schools of thought between western and eastern psychology.


3. My mother’s school of thought is based on structure and discipline.


4. I’d love to study the school of thought behind obsessive-compulsive disorder.

belief, creed, faith, outlook, persuasion, stamp, way, way of life

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