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  • n. A person who ponders; a thinker

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who ponders.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who ponders or reflects; one who weighs in his mind.

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

  • n. a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation


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  • Also, don't you mean that she should sue so that she never ever has to work again? "ponderer wrote," Democrats are reflexive cowards.

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  • At length he made an attempt to attract the attention of the silent and sullen ponderer.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • I am a ponderer and I love to linger over words, allowing a single sentence to speak to me.

    God Made Me Contemplative

  • At the left of Montague sat Somers, lord keeper; older, of more steady demeanor, of fuller figure, of bold face and full light eye, a politician, not a ponderer.

    The Mississippi Bubble

  • Being susceptible to superstition and a ponderer on omens, Ralph Emsden often thought fretfully afterward on the double meaning of these words, and sought to displace them in their possible evil influence on his future by some assurance more cheerful and confident.

    The Frontiersmen

  • This unexpected, formidable _if_ flashing into his mind stopped the ponderer in his slow walk.

    The Saint

  • Now the mother of Kate and Undine was a great ponderer; and as she had, especially just then, nothing else to do, you may be sure how she pondered over the pretty scene of her two little ones and the motes in the sunbeam.

    Parables From Nature

  • I'm MaryAnn Johanson: writer and ponderer in New York City who drinks too much wine and thinks way too much about such inconsequences as movies, TV, books, and the meaning of life.

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  • Be a voracious reader (and ponderer): Reading is the most important aspect of an academic writing plan.

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