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contemplative

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of contemplative

  1. given to or marked by long, quiet thinking <a contemplative person who likes to go on solitary walks> <the contemplative life of the monks at the abbey> Synonyms broody, cogitative, meditative, melancholy, musing, pensive, reflective, ruminant, ruminative, thoughtful Related Words introspective, retrospective, self-reflective; earnest, grave, sedate, serious, serious-minded, severe, sober, solemn, somber (or sombre), weighty; philosophical (also philosophic); analytic (or analytical), logical, rational; deliberate, purposeful; absentminded, abstracted, preoccupied Near Antonyms featherbrained, flighty, flippant, frivolous, goofy, harebrained, light-headed, scatterbrained; brainless, mindless, silly, thoughtless, unthinking Antonyms unreflective





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