The definition of contemplated means you thought about something seriously or considered something for a while.verb
If you thought for about 10 minutes about taking a nap but then decided not to, this is an example of when you contemplated a nap.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Variant of contemplate
- to look at intently; gaze at
- to think about intently; study carefully
- to have in mind as a possibility or plan; intend
Origin: < L contemplatus, pp. of contemplari, to gaze attentively, observe (orig., in augury, to mark out space for observation < com-, intens. + templum, temple
- contemplator noun
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