Definition of meditative
1 : marked by or conducive to meditation
2 : disposed or given to meditation
Examples of meditative in a Sentence
I could see that she was in a meditative mood.
I've been in a meditative mood all day.
Recent Examples of meditative from the Web
If anything, however, the Cleveland exhibition portrays Gund as a contemplative aesthete who relished the meditative mood evoked by the works in the subtly entrancing show whose title bears his name.
But for me, the prep has become ritualistic and almost meditative.
On a typical weekday afternoon, 100 or so children aged 5 to 17 play Xbox, watch movies, do homework, eat snacks and dinner, get mentored, practice meditative yoga, go on field trips.
And Burns, after her day's labor of love, might head out to practice her meditative art: twirling objects that are on fire.
Rowing has a meditative effect, with its rhythmic motion and surreal quiet, apart from breathing, faint splashes, and the whir of the seat rolling back and forth.
Her pale, austere, meditative canvases, based on slight variations of the grid, exhibited a faith, very much shared by Taborn, in the radiant effects that can be achieved by the subtle play of repetition and difference.
I was knocked out by the quartet's 2015 debut, Clockworking (Sono Luminus), which undergirded its meditative ethereality with thick textures and structural rigor.
Last summer, to capitalize on the chapel's meditative mood, the church invited light artist James Turrell to create one of his installations.
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First Known Use of meditative
MEDITATIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of meditative for English Language Learners
: very thoughtful : involving or allowing deep thought or meditation
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