meditation

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noun med·i·ta·tion \ˌme-də-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of meditation

  1. 1 :  a discourse intended to express its author's reflections or to guide others in contemplation

  2. 2 :  the act or process of meditating

Examples of meditation in a sentence

  1. She spent the morning in meditation.

  2. Daily meditation helps clear his mind.

13th Century

First Known Use of meditation

13th century


MEDITATION Defined for English Language Learners

meditation

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noun med·i·ta·tion \ˌme-də-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of meditation for English Language Learners

  • : the act or process of spending time in quiet thought : the act or process of meditating

  • : an expression of a person's thoughts on something


MEDITATION Defined for Kids

meditation

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noun med·i·ta·tion \ˌme-də-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of meditation for Students

  1. :  the act or an instance of planning or thinking quietly



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