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MUSING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does musing mean? 

MUSING (noun)
  The noun MUSING has 1 sense:

1. a calm lengthy intent consideration

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


MUSING (adjective)
  The adjective MUSING has 1 sense:

1. persistently or morbidly thoughtful

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


 Dictionary entry details 


MUSING (noun)


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Meaning:

A calm lengthy intent consideration

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

thoughtfulness; musing; reflection; rumination; contemplation; reflexion

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

consideration (the process of giving careful thought to something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "musing"):

cogitation; study (attentive consideration and meditation)

meditation; speculation (continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature)

meditation ((religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects))

introspection; self-contemplation; self-examination (the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct)

omphaloskepsis (contemplation of one's navel)

retrospect (contemplation of things past)


MUSING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Persistently or morbidly thoughtful

Synonyms:

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

Similar:

thoughtful (exhibiting or characterized by careful thought)


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