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musing

[myoo-zing] /ˈmyu zɪŋ/
adjective
1.
absorbed in thought; meditative.
noun
2.
contemplation; reflection.
Origin of musing
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at muse, -ing2, -ing1
Related forms
musingly, adverb
unmusing, adjective
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musing

n.

late 14c., "complaint," verbal noun from muse (v.). Meaning "pondering" is from mid-15c. Related: Musingly; musings.

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