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meditative

[ med-i-tey-tiv ]
/ ˈmɛd ɪˌteɪ tɪv /
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adjective

given to, characterized by, or indicative of meditation; contemplative.

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Origin of meditative

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

synonym study for meditative

See pensive.

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