What does meditative mean?

Definitions for meditative
ˈmɛd ɪˌteɪ tɪvmed·i·ta·tive

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word meditative.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminativeadjective

    deeply or seriously thoughtful

    "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";

Wiktionary

  1. meditativeadjective

    Of or pertaining to meditation.

    After hearing the news he became meditative.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meditativeadjective

    disposed to meditate, or to meditation; as, a meditative man; a meditative mood

    Etymology: [L. meditativus: cf. F. mditatif.]

How to pronounce meditative?

How to say meditative in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of meditative in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of meditative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of meditative in a Sentence

  1. Rooma Mehra:

    Nature’s serenity is there for us to see, hear and feel in the majesty of the mountains, the vastness of the sea, the whisper of the whistling wind, the incredible scent-of-a-quenched-happy-earth after rain.. it makes my heart glow with a happiness unparalleled by any other joy… sends my tired senses into a meditative trance.. the earth is a kaleidoscope of dreamscapes.

  2. Bryant McGill:

    All things are accomplished by the meditative act of releasing illusions and simply becoming.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Sleep does not take a meditative man by surprise. You can easily decide to postpone it until you have done the necessary things.

  4. Edward Norton:

    I think at the end of the year people get meditative about how they want next year to be, i think this film gets at those reminders of what matters. I don’t think it’s as much a Christmas film as it is about the idea of how to keep your life in balance.

  5. Brandon Alderman:

    This idea that you can mix meditative or contemplative traditions with movement goes back thousands of years—as opposed to aerobic exercise, which is a fairly modern concept. Meditative practices like yoga and tai chi include aspects of both.

Images & Illustrations of meditative

  1. meditativemeditativemeditativemeditativemeditative

Popularity rank by frequency of use

meditative#10000#44634#100000

Translations for meditative

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for meditative »

Translation

Find a translation for the meditative definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these meditative definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "meditative." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 24 Oct. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/meditative>.

    Are we missing a good definition for meditative? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    an embarrassing mistake
    • A. abrade
    • B. aberrate
    • C. huff
    • D. flub

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for meditative: