The definition of meditation is the state of sitting quietly clear of thoughts.(noun)
An example of meditation is someone sitting quietly and focusing only on their breath.
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Origin: ME meditacioun < OFr & L: OFr meditation < L meditatio
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a form of religious meditation practiced by Eastern mystics who stare fixedly at their own navels to induce a mystical trance. Also called omphalism.
a survey of or meditation upon death.
the abbreviation for transcendental meditation, a form of contemplation in which the mind, released by the repetition of a mantra, becomes calm and creative.
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