contemplation

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French contemplation, from Latin contemplatio.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

contemplation (countable and uncountable, plural contemplations)

  1. The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study.
  2. Holy meditation.
  3. The act of looking forward to an event as about to happen; expectation; the act of intending or purposing.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃tɑ̃plasjɔ̃/

Noun[edit]

contemplation f (plural contemplations)

  1. contemplation

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