verb (used without object), ru·mi·nat·ed, ru·mi·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), ru·mi·nat·ed, ru·mi·nat·ing.
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Origin of ruminate
OTHER WORDS FROM ruminate
Example sentences from the Web for ruminate
The narrator, a Nigerian psychiatry student, is emotionally distant, ruminative, and intellectual.
Yet it was not exactly a stare; it was too thoughtful, too ruminative, too unconscious for that.Tristram of Blent|Anthony Hope
“The bank raised the reward to eight thousand this week,” interposed the ruminative Copeland.The Shadow|Arthur Stringer
"Do you know, it's rather a pity you don't like me," said Hal, with ruminative frankness.The Clarion|Samuel Hopkins Adams