Meditativeness
Meditative Med"i*ta*tive, a. [L. meditativus: cf. F. m['e]ditatif.] Disposed to meditate, or to meditation; as, a meditative man; a meditative mood. -- {Med"i*ta*tive*ly}, adv. -- {Med"i*ta*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • meditativeness — noun see meditative …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • meditativeness — See meditatively. * * * …   Universalium

  • meditativeness — medɪteɪtɪvnɪs / tÉ™tɪv n. thoughtfulness, pensiveness; contemplativeness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • meditativeness — med·i·ta·tive·ness …   English syllables

  • meditativeness — noun deep serious thoughtfulness • Syn: ↑pensiveness, ↑contemplativeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑contemplative (for: ↑contemplativeness), ↑meditative, ↑pensive …   Useful english dictionary

  • contemplativeness — noun deep serious thoughtfulness • Syn: ↑pensiveness, ↑meditativeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑contemplative, ↑meditative (for: ↑meditativeness), ↑pensive …   Useful english dictionary

  • pensiveness — noun 1. persistent morbid meditation on a problem • Syn: ↑brooding • Derivationally related forms: ↑pensive • Hypernyms: ↑melancholy 2. deep serious thoughtfulness • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ratiocinative — Ra ti*oc i*na*tive (r[a^]sh [i^]*[o^]s [i^]*n[asl]*t[i^]v), a. [L. ratiocinativus.] Characterized by, or addicted to, ratiocination; consisting in the comparison of propositions or facts, and the deduction of inferences from the comparison;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meditative — adjective Date: 1611 1. marked by or conducive to meditation 2. disposed or given to meditation • meditatively adverb • meditativeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Yantra — are instruments , or more simply symbols , usually used to focus the mind. Traditionally they are used in Eastern mysticism to balance the mind or focus it on a spiritual concept. The act of wearing, drawing, or concentrating on a yantra is said… …   Wikipedia

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