The net results of your own ruminations are so large that there is no wonder all other writers suffer from the comparison.
These ruminations were cut short in a manner that was violent, not to say alarming.
These were among the ruminations of Uncle Timothy as he sauntered homeward through the green fields.
Judge Thayer left him to his ruminations, apparently knowing his habits.
I was suddenly aroused from my ruminations by a light tap on the shoulder.
How do they vary the monotony of their ruminations from one to two, and from two to three, and so on?
These ruminations were scarcely to the point, 163 however; Tom desired to do something, not to remain inactive.
With his fellow watch-dogs my ruminations had nothing to do.
On the present occasion I was soon lost in ruminations on the past, and in imagining events for the future.
There had been no need to reserve the small hours for these ruminations.
1530s, "to turn over in the mind," also "to chew cud" (1540s), from Latin ruminatus, past participle of ruminare "to chew the cud; turn over in the mind," from rumen (genitive ruminis) "gullet," of uncertain origin. Related: Ruminated; ruminating.