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musing

[myoo-zing]
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adjective
  1. absorbed in thought; meditative.
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noun
  1. contemplation; reflection.
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Origin of musing

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at muse, -ing2, -ing1
Related formsmus·ing·ly, adverbun·mus·ing, adjective
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musing

n.

late 14c., "complaint," verbal noun from muse (v.). Meaning "pondering" is from mid-15c. Related: Musingly; musings.

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