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contemplation

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1 long or deep thinking about spiritual matters
  • the decision to enter a monastery and to spend one's life in prayer and contemplation

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2 the act or state of looking forward to some occurrence
  • in contemplation of their children's college expenses, they started saving early

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The first known use of contemplation was in the 13th century

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“Contemplation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contemplation. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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