Contemplative meaning

kən-tĕm'plə-tĭv, kŏn'təm-plā'-
Disposed to or characterized by contemplation.
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A person given to contemplation.
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Of or inclined to contemplation; thoughtful; meditative.
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One who is dedicated to religious meditation, esp. in a religious order.
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Relating to, or having the power of, contemplation.

Contemplative faculties.

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The definition of contemplative is being deep in thought or meditation.

When you are sitting quietly and meditating on religion and life, this is an example of a time when you are contemplative.

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A member of a religious order that emphasizes meditation.
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Pertaining especially to a contemplative Roman Catholic religious or one of the contemplative Roman Catholic religious orders.
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Someone who has dedicated themselves to religious contemplation.
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Origin of contemplative

  • From Old French contemplatif, from the participle stem of Latin contemplāre.
    From Wiktionary