Definition of Contemplation. Meaning of Contemplation. Synonyms of Contemplation

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Definition of Contemplation

Contemplation
Contemplation Con`tem*pla"tion, n. [F. contemplation, L. contemplatio.] 1. The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study. In contemplation of created things, By steps we may ascend to God. --Milton. Contemplation is keeping the idea which is brought into the mind for some time actually in view. --Locke. 2. Holy meditation. [Obs.] To live in prayer and contemplation. --Shak. 3. The act of looking forward to an event as about to happen; expectation; the act of intending or purposing. In contemplation of returning at an early date, he left. --Reid. To have in contemplation, to inted or purpose, or to have under consideration.

Meaning of Contemplation from wikipedia

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- Les Contemplations (The Contemplations) is a song and collection of poetry by Victor Hugo, published in 1856. It consists of 156 poems in six books. Most...
- In Jain tradition, twelve contemplations, (Prakrit: बारस अणुवेक्खा ) are the twelve mental reflections that a Jain ascetic and a practitioner should repeatedly...
- thirteen contemplations are described in order as follows: Contemplation of the setting sun Contemplation of an expanse of water Contemplation of the ground...
- The Upajjhatthana Sutta ("Subjects for Contemplation"), also known as the Abhiṇhapaccavekkhitabbaṭhānasutta in the Chaṭṭha Saṅgāyana Tipiṭaka, is a Buddhist...
- Mere Contemplations is the third album by extreme metal band Enslavement of Beauty from Norway. The album was released in 2007 by INRI Unlimited. All music...
- conducive to overcoming desire and lust. Along with cemetery contemplations such as the contemplation of the nine stages of decay, this type of meditation is...
- The Contemplation of the World: Figures of Community Style (French: La Contemplation du monde. Figures du style communautaire) is a book by the French...