Origin of meditative
Examples from the Web for meditative
They are variously loud, meditative, dramatic, witty, sexy, searing, and elegiac.
Again and again, the band sacrifices the simple joy of a pop hook for the sake of a dense, meditative ambiance.U2 Generously Gives Us a Lousy Album, Sucks at the Corporate Teat|Hampton Stevens|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I would have added “no photographs of meditative politicians walking on the shore” with a slash though a silhouette of JFK.
I find it a beautiful, meditative few minutes in the darkness, a spiritual sanctuary which really clears my head.
While his earlier films were meditative and often peppered with whimsical interludes, A Touch of Sin is notable for its anger.Jia Zhang-Ke’s ‘A Touch of Sin’ Premieres at Cannes|Richard Porton|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Why is it that Adventures are so generally repulsive to people of meditative minds?Narrative And Miscellaneous Papers|Thomas De Quincey
Grave, elderly men moved noiselessly to and fro, or sat in meditative silence in deep arm-chairs.The Man Upstairs|P. G. Wodehouse
"Powerful strange things there used to be on this earth a long time ago," said Hugh, in a meditative tone.Jack the Young Trapper|George Bird Grinnell
It was but a bonfire in appearance, yet it marred both the landscape and the meditative rest of the gazer.
His meditative tendencies were especially noticed as most characteristic.
Word Origin and History for meditative
1650s, from Late Latin meditativus, from meditat-, past participle stem of Latin meditari (see meditation). Related: Meditatively; meditativeness.