Contemplation meaning

kŏntəm-plāshən
Thoughtful observation or study.
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Meditation on spiritual matters, especially as a form of devotion.
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The definition of contemplation is studying or observing something carefully or thinking deeply about something.

When you sit quietly and think about your future or your life, this is an example of contemplation.

When you go and study a piece of art at a museum for a long time, this is an example of contemplation.

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The act or state of contemplating.
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Intention or expectation.

Sought further information in contemplation of a career change.

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The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study.
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Holy meditation.
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Thoughtful inspection, study, etc.
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Religious or mystical meditation.
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Expectation or intention.
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The act of looking forward to an event as about to happen; expectation; the act of intending or purposing.
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Origin of contemplation

  • From Old French contemplation, from Latin contemplatio.

    From Wiktionary