: to become absorbed in thought
: to think about something carefully and thoroughly
musing about what might have been
: to think or say (something) in a thoughtful way
"I could sell the house," she mused, "but where would I go?"
: a state of deep thought or dreamy abstraction
thrown into a muse by the book she was reading
: any of the nine sister goddesses in Greek mythology presiding over song and poetry and the arts and sciences
Clio is the Greek Muse of history.
: a source of inspiration
: a guiding genius
The writer's beloved wife was his muse.
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