- absorbed in thought; meditative.
- contemplation; reflection.
Origin of musing
Related Words for musingsreflection, reverie, introspection, meditation, pondering, pensiveness, thought, contemplation, deliberation
Examples from the Web for musings
Contemporary Examples of musings
Contrary to the musings of various pollsters and political pundits, Democrats never stood a chance.How the Lame Democrats Blew It
November 5, 2014
A stand-up comedian in a self-titled sitcom revolving around his musings about nothing?Is John Mulaney the Next Seinfeld?
October 5, 2014
The letter shifts into musings about faith, philosophy and more.Exclusive: Bergdahl Explains in Prison Letters Why He Vanished
June 12, 2014
The following day, I could listen to the musings of Donald Trump (I skipped this, as did almost every other attendee).At CPAC, Calls for Fresh Ideas Are Followed by the Same Stale Shtick
March 17, 2013
Activist interviews run alongside angst-ridden poetry and musings from the locker rooms and fraught cafeterias of high school.Championing Teenage Feminism—One Blog Post at a Time
March 2, 2012
Historical Examples of musings
That he was constantly cheerful proved the matter of his musings to be pleasant.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
Deep were my musings, as to the race and attributes of that ethereal being.The Vision of the Fountain (From "Twice Told Tales")
On the Rigi his musings on the magnificence of the view are checked by the presence of a cretin.Mountain Meditations
A drawling voice from the War Office broke in upon his musings.The Education of Eric Lane
Tired of these musings, he turned to the objects on the table.Gerald Fitzgerald
Charles James Lever
Word Origin and History for musings
late 14c., "complaint," verbal noun from muse (v.). Meaning "pondering" is from mid-15c. Related: Musingly; musings.