Synonyms and Antonyms of contemplation
1 long or deep thinking about spiritual matters the decision to enter a monastery and to spend one's life in prayer and contemplation Synonyms of contemplation meditation Words Related to contemplation brown study, daydreaming, introspection, muse, navel-gazing, reflection, retrospection, reverie, study, trance, woolgathering; cogitation, deliberation, musing, pondering, rumination
2 the act or state of looking forward to some occurrence in contemplation of their children's college expenses, they started saving early Synonyms of contemplation anticipation, expectation, expectance, expectancy, prospectWords Related to contemplation alarm (also alarum), apprehension, dread, foreboding, misgiving
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