musing

[ myoo-zing ]
/ ˈmyu zɪŋ /

adjective

absorbed in thought; meditative.

noun

contemplation; reflection.

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Origin of musing

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at muse, -ing2, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM musing

mus·ing·ly, adverbun·mus·ing, adjective
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