meditative

[med-i-tey-tiv]
adjective
given to, characterized by, or indicative of meditation; contemplative.

Origin:
1605–15; < Late Latin meditātīvus. See meditate, -ive

meditatively, adverb
meditativeness, noun
nonmeditative, adjective
nonmeditatively, adverb
nonmeditativeness, noun
unmeditative, adjective
unmeditatively, adverb


thoughtful. See pensive.
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meditate (ˈmɛdɪˌteɪt)
 
vb
1.  (intr; foll by on or upon) to think about something deeply
2.  (intr) to reflect deeply on spiritual matters, esp as a religious act: I make space to meditate every day
3.  (tr) to plan, consider, or think of doing (something)
 
[C16: from Latin meditārī to reflect upon]
 
'meditative
 
adj
 
'meditatively
 
adv
 
'meditativeness
 
n
 
'meditator
 
n

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meditative
1650s, from L.L. meditativus, from pp. stem of meditari (see meditation). Related: Meditatively.
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There can be no question that he was aware of what would result and it was done pre-meditatively.
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