rumination

noun
ru·mi·na·tion | \ˌrü-mə-ˈnā-shən \

Medical Definition of rumination 

: the act or process of ruminating:

a : the act or process of regurgitating and chewing again previously swallowed food

b : obsessive thinking about an idea, situation, or choice especially when it interferes with normal mental functioning specifically : a focusing of one's attention on negative or distressing thoughts or feelings that when excessive or prolonged may lead to or exacerbate an episode of depression

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