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contemplative

[kuhn-tem-pluh-tiv, kon-tuhm-pley-, -tem-]
adjective
1.
given to or characterized by contemplation: a contemplative mind.
noun
2.
a person devoted to contemplation, as a monk.

Origin:
1300–50; < Latin contemplātīvus, equivalent to contemplāt(us) (see contemplate) + -īvus -ive; replacing Middle English contemplatif < Anglo-French < Latin, as above

contemplatively, adverb
contemplativeness, noun
noncontemplative, adjective
noncontemplatively, adverb
noncontemplativeness, noun
uncontemplative, adjective
uncontemplatively, adverb
uncontemplativeness, noun


1. thoughtful, reflective, meditative.
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contemplative (ˈkɒntɛmˌpleɪtɪv, -təm-, kənˈtɛmplə-)
 
adj
1.  denoting, concerned with, or inclined to contemplation; meditative
 
n
2.  a person dedicated to religious contemplation or to a way of life conducive to this
 
'contemplatively
 
adv
 
'contemplativeness
 
n

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contemplative
mid-14c., from O.Fr. contemplatif (12c.), from L. contemplativus, from pp. stem of contemplari (see contemplation).
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