[ med-i-tey-tiv ]
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  1. given to, characterized by, or indicative of meditation; contemplative.

Origin of meditative

From the Late Latin word meditātīvus, dating back to 1605–15. See meditate, -ive

synonym study For meditative

See pensive.

Other words for meditative

Other words from meditative

  • med·i·ta·tive·ly, adverb
  • med·i·ta·tive·ness, noun
  • non·med·i·ta·tive, adjective
  • non·med·i·ta·tive·ly, adverb
  • non·med·i·ta·tive·ness, noun
  • un·med·i·ta·tive, adjective
  • un·med·i·ta·tive·ly, adverb

Words Nearby meditative Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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