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Of or pertaining to meditation.
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  1. Of or pertaining to meditation.
  2. Meditating or inclined to meditate
  3. Characterized by or given to meditation.
Demonstrating thought or careful consideration.
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  1. Demonstrating thought or careful consideration.
  2. Heedful, careful, attentive, etc.; esp., considerate of others; kind
  3. Showing or characterized by thought; serious
Disposed to or characterized by contemplation.
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  1. Disposed to or characterized by contemplation.
  2. Of or inclined to contemplation; thoughtful; meditative
Something which reflects, or redirects back to the source.
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  1. Something which reflects, or redirects back to the source.
  2. (Computing, programming) Involving reflection.
  3. Characterized by or given to serious thinking or contemplation; thoughtful.
Causing rumination or prone to it; thoughtful.
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Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
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  1. Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
  2. Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
  3. Not joking or trifling:
That muses; meditative
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  1. That muses; meditative
  2. Absorbed in thought; contemplative
(Slang) Excellent, wonderful, delightful, etc.
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  1. (Slang) Excellent, wonderful, delightful, etc.
  2. Resembling a dream; ethereal or vague.
  3. Like something in a dream; not sharply defined; misty, vague, etc.
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  1. Full of yearning or longing
  2. Full of melancholy longing or wishful yearning:
  3. Sad and thoughtful
Causing sadness, gloom, or depression
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  1. Causing sadness, gloom, or depression
  2. Causing or tending to cause sadness or gloom:
  3. Feeling, showing, or expressing depression of the spirits; sad or dejected.
(Now rare) Separated from matter; abstract; ideal, not concrete. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
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  1. (Now rare) Separated from matter; abstract; ideal, not concrete. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
  2. Removed or separated from something else:
  3. Not engaged with what is going on around one; withdrawn or preoccupied.
Absorbed in thought; engrossed.
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  1. Absorbed in thought; engrossed.
  2. Already used and therefore unavailable for further use. Used of taxonomic names.
  3. Concerned with something else; distracted; giving one's attention elsewhere.
Being preoccupied with one's thoughts rather than paying attention to reality.
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  1. Being preoccupied with one's thoughts rather than paying attention to reality.
Of or relating to cogitation.
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  1. Of or relating to cogitation.
  2. Of, pertaining to, inclined to or capable of cogitation
  3. Tending to cogitate; thoughtful; meditative
Disposed to or characterized by contemplation.
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  1. Disposed to or characterized by contemplation.
  2. Of or inclined to contemplation; thoughtful; meditative
Characterized by or resulting from deliberation
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  1. Characterized by or resulting from deliberation
  2. Assembled or organized for deliberation or debate:
  3. Characterized by or for use in deliberation or debate.
For or conducive to meditation
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  1. For or conducive to meditation
  2. Meditating or inclined to meditate
  3. Characterized by or given to meditation.
Thinking back on the past.
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  1. Thinking back on the past.
  2. Something which reflects, or redirects back to the source.
  3. Characterized by or given to serious thinking or contemplation; thoughtful.
Causing rumination or prone to it; thoughtful.
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Involving chance; risky:
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  1. Involving chance; risky:
  2. Of, characterized by, or having the nature of, speculation or meditation, conjecture, etc.
  3. Engaging in, given to, or involving financial speculation:
Given to thought; reflective
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  1. Given to thought; reflective
  2. That thinks or can think; rational
  3. Characterized by thought or thoughtfulness; rational:
Heedful, careful, attentive, etc.; esp., considerate of others; kind
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  1. Heedful, careful, attentive, etc.; esp., considerate of others; kind
  2. Engrossed in thought:
  3. Full of thought; meditative; thinking
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