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Synonyms for meditation
ˌmɛd ɪˈteɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meditation, speculation(noun)

    continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature

    "the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge"

    surmisal, hypothesis, guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, speculation, venture

  2. meditation(noun)

    (religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. meditation(n.)

    contemplation, reflection, study, musing, pondering, deep thought, close attention

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. meditation(n)

    contemplation, musing, cogitation, reflection, thought

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  1. List of paraphrases for "meditation":

    contemplation, reflection

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  1. H.W. Mann:

    Many people, doctors, and scientists agree. We are our thoughts. Consciousness is a just a sophisticated function of the brain. Question? In meditation, who is the witness? Who is sitting there in the stillness? Who is aware of the mind-body? Who is quietly watching the thoughts? Who is the observer? How can we be both the observer and the observed?

  2. Amit Ray:

    You are a Golden Witnessing Screen. Meditation is the effortless effort to keep that screen clean, clear and relaxed.

  3. Owen Felltham:

    Meditation is the soul's perspective glass.

  4. Roger Yurt:

    I think the meditation helped from that standpoint that it reduced stress. And one of the things that stress causes is it affects your immune system so that you don’t heal as well.

  5. Keith Mitchell:

    The game, I always say, is 80 percent mental, so anything we can do to reboot the mind — I call it a meditation and I teach it as a mind practice — that’s just going to make you even more impactful, more effective on your endeavors.

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