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ˈmɛd ɪˌteɪ tɪvmed·i·ta·tive

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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";


  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.]

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  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.

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