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Synonyms for contemplative
kənˈtɛm plə tɪv, ˈkɒn təmˌpleɪ-, -tɛm-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemplative(adj)

    a person devoted to the contemplative life

    Antonyms:
    thoughtless

  2. brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative(adj)

    deeply or seriously thoughtful

    "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";

    Synonyms:
    meditative, brooding, pensive, wistful, broody, reflective, ruminative, musing, pondering

    Antonyms:
    thoughtless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contemplative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    thoughtful, studious, given to contemplation

How to pronounce contemplative?

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How to use contemplative in a sentence?

  1. Timothy Head:

    They speak with a tremendous amount of conviction and resolve, and I think that Jeb's style, his personality and personal countenance is more contemplative and analytic.

  2. Thomas Aquinas:

    Those who are more adapted to the active life can prepare themselves for contemplation in the practice of the active life, while those who are more adapted to the contemplative life can take upon themselves the works of the active life so as to become yet more apt for contemplation.

  3. Brandon Alderman:

    This idea that you can mix meditative or contemplative traditions with movement goes back thousands of years—as opposed to aerobic exercise, which is a fairly modern concept. Meditative practices like yoga and tai chi include aspects of both.


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