meditative

adjective med·i·ta·tive \ ˈme-də-ˌtā-tiv \
|Updated on: 3 Jun 2018

Definition of meditative

1 : marked by or conducive to meditation
2 : disposed or given to meditation

meditatively

adverb

meditativeness

noun

Examples of meditative in a Sentence

  1. I could see that she was in a meditative mood.

  2. I've been in a meditative mood all day.

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First Known Use of meditative

1611

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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MEDITATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of meditative for English Language Learners

  • : very thoughtful : involving or allowing deep thought or meditation



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