An example of contemplating is when you are considering going to college.
She'd been contemplating how to break the news to Kiera.
Felipa slowly shook her head, obviously contemplating whether it was wise to confide in them.
He drummed his fingers, obviously contemplating his next words.
He set his course to intercept while contemplating breaking his rule about feeding on men.
She sat on the edge of the bed, contemplating Cynthia with a compassionate expression.