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contemplative

con·tem·pla·tive

contemplative

 
pronunciation:
kn tem pl tihv [or] kan tm pleI tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: characterized by or given to contemplation; meditative; thoughtful.
a contemplative pose
synonyms:
meditative, reflective, ruminant, ruminative, speculative, thoughtful
similar words:
abstracted, deliberative, musing, pensive
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who is dedicated to contemplation and meditation, such as a monk.
similar words:
cenobite, friar, monk, nun, sister, yogi
derivations: contemplatively (adv.), contemplativeness (n.)