plural of contemplation
as in meditations
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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as in anticipations
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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“Contemplations.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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