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contemplativeness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being contemplative.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being contemplative; thoughtfulness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or quality of being contemplative.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun deep serious thoughtfulness

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Examples

  • Passion had given place to a certain studied calm, a sort of inward contemplativeness which is ever inseparable from the true artist.

    The New Tenant

  • “The idea,” according to Olmsted, “being to suggest and imply leisure, contemplativeness and happy tranquility.”

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • “The idea,” according to Olmsted, “being to suggest and imply leisure, contemplativeness and happy tranquility.”

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • “The idea,” according to Olmsted, “being to suggest and imply leisure, contemplativeness and happy tranquility.”

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • Unlike the screen, the page promotes contemplativeness.

    Does the Internet Make You Dumber?

  • Pa's broodings were as customary to them as the absorbed contemplativeness of a baby.

    Nocturne

  • Tent life has attuned these Semitic nomads to contemplativeness.

    Jewish History : an essay in the philosophy of history

  • But this period of visions, of abstractions, of pure contemplativeness was of short duration.

    The Child of Pleasure

  • The first horror past, his mind took on a strange contemplativeness; fear of death gave way to mild curiosity as to the manner of it.

    "Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea

  • Cytherea's mind ran on to the succeeding lines of the poem, and their startling harmony with the present situation suggested the fancy that he was 'sporting' with her, and brought an awkward contemplativeness to her face.

    Desperate Remedies

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