meditation

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See also: Meditation and méditation

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French meditacion, from Latin meditatio, from meditatus, the past participle of meditārī (to meditate, to think over, consider), itself from Proto-Indo-European *med- (to measure, limit, consider, advise).

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  • IPA(key): /mɛdɪˈteɪʃən/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun[edit]

meditation (countable and uncountable, plural meditations)

  1. A devotional exercise of, or leading to contemplation.
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  2. A contemplative discourse, often on a religious or philosophical subject.
  3. A musical theme treated in a meditative manner.
  4. Careful and thorough thought.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:consideration
    deep meditation
    in meditation

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From meditere (to meditate), from Latin meditārī (to meditate, to think over, consider).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meditasjoːn/, [med̥itˢaˈɕoːˀn]

Noun[edit]

meditation c (singular definite meditationen, plural indefinite meditationer)

  1. meditation
  2. pondering

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