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.
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Walking the park and lying on your back, looking up at its life-size stainless-steel tree on a sunny summer afternoon, is meditative.
Country singer and songwriter Jamey Johnson has made a couple of albums of dark meditative country music.
Turns out, the rote movement puts us in a type of meditative state, which means the mind can roam free and (for some people) land on chart-topping song lyrics.
Much like The Epic, Harmony arrives to a world fractured along racial and political lines, but the new album’s meditative vibe is far removed from the weariness of daily existence in 2017.
The sound itself was enough to lull me into meditative peace, but the texture of the salt on my hands — rougher than sand, offering a light exfoliation — provided a welcome element of distraction.
For this meditative installation, Rosenberg will repaint the gallery walls and furniture weekly, with colors selected from the local landscape.
Seger's songs often have a powerful punch of nostalgia to them, involving a meditative longing about glory days of youthful exuberance.
As the meditative views are responsible for much of the beauty, the only art in the rooms is the uninterrupted backdrop of dusty rock mesas, plateaus and dunes.
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First Known Use of meditative
Synonymsbroody, cogitative, contemplative, melancholy, musing, pensive, reflective, ruminant, ruminative, thoughtful
Related Wordsintrospective, 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 Antonymsfeatherbrained, flighty, flippant, frivolous, goofy, harebrained, light-headed, scatterbrained; brainless, mindless, silly, thoughtless, unthinking
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