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meditation

noun
     
Related topics: Alternative Medicine, Religion
med‧i‧ta‧tion
1 [uncountable]MARR the practice of emptying your mind of thoughts and feelings, in order to relax completely or for religious reasons:
Yoga involves breathing exercises, stretching, and meditation.
transcendental meditation
2 [countable usually plural, uncountable] the act of thinking deeply and seriously about something:
She found him sitting alone, deep in meditation.
Rob interrupted his father's meditations.
3 [countable usually plural] serious thoughts about a particular subject
meditation on
meditations on death and loss

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