verb (used with object), con·tem·plat·ed, con·tem·plat·ing.
verb (used without object), con·tem·plat·ed, con·tem·plat·ing.
Origin of contemplate
Synonyms for contemplate
Examples from the Web for uncontemplated
Historical Examples of uncontemplated
I like not this sudden and uncontemplated visit to Castle Dacre.The Young Duke
Clarendon is now very hot on this war, which he fancies is to produce great and uncontemplated effects.The Greville Memoirs (Third Part) Volume I (of II)
Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for contemplate
1590s, from Latin contemplatus, past participle of contemplari "survey, observe" (see contemplation). Related: Contemplated; contemplating.