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pon·der·ing

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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";

Wiktionary

  1. ponderingnoun

    Ruminations.

Wikipedia

  1. pondering

    In turn-based games, permanent brain (also called pondering) is the act of thinking during the opponent's turn. Chess engines that continue calculating even when it is not their turn to play end up choosing moves that are stronger than if they are barred from calculating on their opponent's turn.

ChatGPT

  1. pondering

    Pondering refers to the act of thinking carefully about something, usually for a considerable amount of time. It involves deep, careful and extended consideration, often in an attempt to fully understand or make sense of something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pondering

    of Ponder

  2. Ponderingadjective

    deliberating

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pondering in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pondering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of pondering in a Sentence

  1. Norman Douglas:

    What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes. Take fifty of our current proverbial sayings-- they are so trite, so threadbare. None the less they embody the concentrated experience of the race, and the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot be far wrong. Has any man ever attained to inner harmony by pondering the experience of others? Not since the world began! He must pass through fire.

  2. Emanuele Rigamonti:

    Today the European markets opened on a softer note, possibly pondering the alternative scenario of less market friendliness by the Fed, along with some profit taking on recent strength.

  3. Harry Reid:

    The one good part about the accident is for the first time in our married life I was forced to do nothing. The first three weeks I couldn't do anything except feel sorry for myself. But I got over that, i wanted to make sure that I could take care of my caucus and so I did some pondering. I'm sure it had some bearing on my not running but it wasn't the decision-maker.

  4. Anouk Aimee:

    Cosmic upheaval is not so moving as a little child pondering the death of a sparrow in the corner of a barn.

  5. Christine Weston Chandler:

    Pondering it further, this suppression that gets instilled upon us at the Numbered Age Date, and those of us who missed out on being amongst the popular ones who honestly were able to brag about, I made out with Jeremy under the bleachers during the big game against Milwaukee,

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