- v. present participle of ruminate.
“In his own way, Cuendet was a craftsman; and because Maigret was thinking at the same time about the fellows in the Rue La Fayette — that was what he called ruminating — he found the man slightly old-fashioned — like this restaurant, which would soon make way for a spick-and-span self-service counter.”
Maigret and the Lazy Burglar
“Since then, his penchant for long-term ruminating has become obvious, most particularly with his decision on Afghanistan.”
“Psychologist types can tell me if anything specific is meant by "ruminating" - that is, if the term is used in your field to mean a kind of obsessive thinking and reviewing of thought - because otherwise, to us lay folks, ruminating just means thinking, reviewing.”
“a second and more complete mastication: this second operation is called ruminating, or chewing the cud.”
“The religious synthesis from the intellectual side is to be obtained by passing through the grades of reality explicit in the various Life-systems, and by abstaining from the imposition of barriers which forbid anyone roaming and "ruminating" within these.”
“Guapo now remained quietly "ruminating" for a period of about forty minutes -- for this is about the time required for chewing a mess of coca-leaves.”
“Guapo now remained quietly "ruminating" for a period of about forty minutes -- for this is about the time required for chewing a mess of cocoa-leaves.”
“They have this song called, "Letters From the Dead," and it's about a guy who finds postcards in his room from a past relationship and he's just kind of ruminating about them in the song.”
“Woerner's column is titled "Ruminations of a Pragmatic CowDoc," playing on the act of cows chewing their cuds, as well as people "ruminating" over political ideas.”
“It's true, this obsessing or "ruminating" about events just feeds the worries and anxieties.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘ruminating’.
looks like there's not an open Moby Dick list. So now there is.
Looking for tweets for ruminating.