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CONTEMPLATIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does contemplative mean? 

CONTEMPLATIVE (noun)
  The noun CONTEMPLATIVE has 1 sense:

1. a person devoted to the contemplative life

  Familiarity information: CONTEMPLATIVE used as a noun is very rare.


CONTEMPLATIVE (adjective)
  The adjective CONTEMPLATIVE has 1 sense:

1. persistently or morbidly thoughtful

  Familiarity information: CONTEMPLATIVE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONTEMPLATIVE (noun)


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Meaning:

A person devoted to the contemplative life

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("contemplative" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Antonym:

active (a person devoted to the active life)


CONTEMPLATIVE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Persistently or morbidly thoughtful

Synonyms:

reflective; pondering; pensive; musing; meditative; contemplative; brooding; ruminative; broody

Similar:

thoughtful (exhibiting or characterized by careful thought)


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