contemplatively
adverb see contemplative I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Contemplatively — Con*tem pla*tive*ly, adv. With contemplation; in a contemplative manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contemplatively — contemplative ► ADJECTIVE ▪ expressing or involving contemplation. ► NOUN ▪ a person whose life is devoted to prayer, especially in a monastery or convent. DERIVATIVES contemplatively adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • contemplatively — See contemplative. * * * …   Universalium

  • contemplatively — adverb In a contemplative manner …   Wiktionary

  • contemplatively — adv. pensively, reflectively, meditatively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contemplatively — con·tem·pla·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • contemplatively — adverb see contemplative I …   Useful english dictionary

  • contemplative — contemplatively, adv. contemplativeness, n. /keuhn tem pleuh tiv, kon teuhm play , tem /, adj. 1. given to or characterized by contemplation: a contemplative mind. n. 2. a person devoted to contemplation, as a monk. [1300 50; < L contemplativus,… …   Universalium

  • stargaze — intransitive verb Etymology: back formation from stargazer Date: 1626 1. to gaze at stars 2. to gaze raptly or contemplatively …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • contemplative — I. adjective Date: 14th century marked by or given to contemplation; specifically of or relating to a religious order devoted to prayer and penance • contemplatively adverb • contemplativeness noun II. noun Date: 14th century a person who… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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