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Synonyms for contemplation
ˌkɒn təmˈpleɪ ʃən, -tɛm-con·tem·pla·tion

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Wiktionary

  1. contemplationnoun

    The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study.

    Antonyms:
    pragmatism

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemplationnoun

    a long and thoughtful observation

    Synonyms:
    musing, rumination, thoughtfulness, reflexion, reflection

  2. contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulnessnoun

    a calm, lengthy, intent consideration

    Synonyms:
    mirror image, expression, reflexion, reflectivity, manifestation, considerateness, thoughtfulness, rumination, consideration, observation, musing, reflection

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contemplationnoun

    Synonyms:
    reflection, meditation, cogitation, lucubration, deliberation, study, thought, speculation, pondering

  2. contemplationnoun

    Synonyms:
    view, prospect, prospective

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "contemplation":

    meditation

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How to use contemplation in a sentence?

  1. Jacob Bronowski:

    The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    When holy and devout religious men Are at their beads, 'tis hard to draw them thence So sweet is zealous contemplation.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    I pray you bear me henceforth from the noise and rumour of the field, where I may think the remnant of my thoughts in peace, and part of this body and my soul with contemplation and devout desires.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    There was this huge world out there, independent of us human beings and standing before us like a great, eternal riddle, at least partly accessible to our inspection and thought. The contemplation of that world beckoned like a liberation.

  5. John Kilduff:

    A move to put more oil on the market by Saudi Arabia and Russia would be very bearish for prices. The mere contemplation of it has hit oil prices this week.


Translations for contemplation

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  • تفكُّرArabic
  • очакване, съзерцание, размишлениеBulgarian
  • meditace, rozjímáníCzech
  • KontemplationGerman
  • تفکرPersian
  • tutkiskelu, suunnittelu, mietiskelyFinnish
  • contemplationFrench
  • चिंतनHindi
  • ಚಿಂತನೆKannada
  • beschouwing, bespiegeling, overwegingDutch
  • kontemplacjaPolish
  • предвкушение, созерцание, раздумье, размышление, медитация, благочестивые размышленияRussian
  • sozercanjeSerbo-Croatian
  • غور کرنا۔Urdu
  • 沉思Chinese

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