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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminativeadjective

    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:
    contemplative, meditative, brooding, pensive, wistful, broody, reflective, ruminative, musing

    Antonyms:
    thoughtless

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How to use pondering in a sentence?

  1. Norman Douglas:

    What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes. Take fifty of our current proverbial sayings-- they are so trite, so threadbare. None the less they embody the concentrated experience of the race, and the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot be far wrong. Has any man ever attained to inner harmony by pondering the experience of others? Not since the world began! He must pass through fire.

  2. Andray Abrahamian:

    This could give Pyongyang pause if they're pondering a hardline approach for next year that said, they traditionally have pushed back hard against supposed Chinese leverage, aware that China is willing to punish North Korea, but not to the point that it causes real instability.

  3. Christine Weston Chandler:

    Pondering it further, this suppression that gets instilled upon us at the Numbered Age Date, and those of us who missed out on being amongst the popular ones who honestly were able to brag about, I made out with Jeremy under the bleachers during the big game against Milwaukee,

  4. Harry Reid:

    The one good part about the accident is for the first time in our married life I was forced to do nothing. The first three weeks I couldn't do anything except feel sorry for myself. But I got over that, i wanted to make sure that I could take care of my caucus and so I did some pondering. I'm sure it had some bearing on my not running but it wasn't the decision-maker.

  5. Dominic Ongwen:

    From that moment, I started hearing and reflecting on messages about amnesty ... I kept pondering over it. I slowly started giving up on rebel life.

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