- The definition of musing is something related to being in deep thought.
A facial expression that shows you have thought deeply about something is an example of a musing expression.
- Musing is a period of deep thought, meditation or reflection.
When you are sitting in your house staring out the window and thinking deeply about your life, this is an example of musing.
musing definition by Webster's New World
- musingly adverb
musing definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Contemplation; meditation.
- A product of contemplation; a thought. “an elegant tapestry of quotations, musings, aphorisms, and autobiographical reflections” (James Atlas).
- musˈing·ly adverb
Variant of muse
Origin: Middle English musen ; from Old French muser, to ponder, loiter, origin, originally , uncertain or unknown; perhaps to stand with muzzle in the air ; from Midieval Latin an unverified form musare ; from musum (from source Old French musel), snout, muzzle