|Origin:||muser, from muse 'mouth of an animal'; MUZZLE1|
to say something in a way that shows you are thinking about it carefully:
'Somewhere,' he mused, 'I've heard your name before.'
to think about something for a long time
He mused on how different his life would have been, had he not met Louisa.
—musing noun [uncountable and countable]
her gloomy musings