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contemplation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcontemplationcon‧tem‧pla‧tion /ˌkɒntəmˈpleɪʃən $ ˌkɑːn-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 THINK ABOUTquiet serious thinking about somethingmeditation 🔊 The monks spend an hour in contemplation each morning.
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contemplationHe, too, made simplifications, but slowly, after studied reflection and contemplation.Schopenhauer's position was that lyric combines contemplation and the individual will.Wente uses the hour for contemplation and study.Like a dreamer, the Apolline artist is absorbed in contemplation of something outside himself and does not identify with it.I endeavored to learn from General Lee what movements he had in contemplation, or what he next expected from General Grant.The average time given over to its contemplation was estimated at one hour.It is as though they could not wait to sink into a dotage spent in permanent contemplation of their childhood.From the contemplation of this inescapable judgment he turned his face resolutely away.
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