contemplativeness
noun see contemplative I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Contemplativeness — Con*tem pla*tive*ness, n. The state of being contemplative; thoughtfulness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contemplativeness — index deliberation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • contemplativeness — See contemplatively. * * * …   Universalium

  • contemplativeness — noun The state or quality of being contemplative …   Wiktionary

  • contemplativeness — n. serious pensiveness; deep thoughtfulness; meditativeness; state of being contemplative …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contemplativeness — con·tem·pla·tiveness …   English syllables

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

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

  • 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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