Definitions of contemplation

  1. a calm lengthy intent consideration Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a long and thoughtful observation Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Holy meditation. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. The act of looking forward to an event as about to happen; expectation; the act of intending or purposing. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. The act of looking at or thinking over carefully; meditation; expectation; intention. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Continued study of a particular subject. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Act of contemplating; meditation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. The act of contemplating; meditation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The net of contemplating; meditation; continued attention to a particular subject; holy meditation; intention. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Study; meditation; the act of considering anything attentively. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. n. Meditation; studious thought; —serious reflection; a holy exercise of mind. Cabinet Dictionary
  13. Meditation, studious thought on any subject; holy meditation ; study, opposed to action. Complete Dictionary