meditativeness


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Noun1.meditativeness - deep serious thoughtfulnessmeditativeness - deep serious thoughtfulness    
thoughtfulness - the trait of thinking carefully before acting
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Beware of enlisting in your vigilant fisheries any lad with lean brow and hollow eye; given to unseasonable meditativeness; and who offers to ship with the phaedon instead of Bowditch in his head.
It was a strange reversal of attitudes: Fred's blond face and blue eyes, usually bright and careless, ready to give attention to anything that held out a promise of amusement, looking involuntarily grave and almost embarrassed as if by the sight of something unfitting; while Lydgate, who had habitually an air of self-possessed strength, and a certain meditativeness that seemed to lie behind his most observant attention, was acting, watching, speaking with that excited narrow consciousness which reminds one of an animal with fierce eyes and retractile claws.
All the recordings are connected by an atmosphere of calm and a certain meditativeness. The use of ostinati on a single tone contributes to this: one instrument or group forms the core, with the others breaking away to a lesser or greater extent.
Instead, the music's meditativeness suggests something new.