absorbed in thought; meditative.
- mus·ing·ly, adverb
- un·mus·ing, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use musing in a sentence
The video hit YouTube on May 24, 2007, and Henri's existential musings soon began winning enthusiastic fans.R.I.P. Henri, le Chat Noir, angst-ridden feline YouTube star for the ages | Jennifer Ouellette | December 10, 2020 | Ars Technica
She might swerve into detailed exposition of past events, but she quickly slingshots back to her more whimsical, inspired musings.World class: Remembering legendary travel writer Jan Morris | Liza Weisstuch | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
In the months since the pandemic began, I’ve found myself coming back to those musings again and again.
While some will tend to fall into harmful, repetitive thought patterns when their minds are at rest, others will produce more helpful musings.
There’s also an integrated notes tool, should you want to write down personal musings, ideas, or reminders while navigating the web.
Instead, officials are musing about indirect sources of supply, by and through third countries.CIA Director’s Trip to Kiev Was a Warning to Putin | Leslie H. Gelb | April 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The theatrical release of Lincoln means musing about how President Obama compares to his hero and predecessor.
The political media soon chimed in, musing about the cluelessness of the Obama campaign.The GOP’s Two-Faced Celeb Bashing of Obama’s Parker-Wintour Fundraiser | Michelle Cottle | June 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
My theoretical musing has led me to land on the following scenario.Michael Tomasky on Why Obama Shouldn’t Defend Gay Marriage (For Now) | Michael Tomasky | March 24, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Last week, for example, he was musing about a world without air-traffic controllers.
He pondered them a moment, his dark eyes musing almost regretfully.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
Music followed; Flora played nicely, Meta like a well-taught girl; Ethel went on musing over the engravings.The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
The old gentleman shook his head, let his arms sadly droop, and appeared to sink into deep musing.Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
This would suit Kennedy capitally, and musing on the meeting of the morrow, he sank into a doze in the armchair.Julian Home | Dean Frederic W. Farrar
“Men pick and choose, it is true,” observed Lady Engleton in a musing tone, as if thinking aloud.The Daughters of Danaus | Mona Caird