musing


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mus·ing

 (myo͞o′zĭng)
adj.
Deep in thought; contemplative.
n.
1. Contemplation; meditation.
2. A product of contemplation; a thought: "an elegant tapestry of quotations, musings, aphorisms, and autobiographical reflections" (James Atlas).

mus′ing·ly adv.

musing

(ˈmjuːzɪŋ)
n
reflection
adj
tending to muse; contemplativedreamy

mus•ing

(ˈmyu zɪŋ)

adj.
1. absorbed in thought; meditative.
n.
2. contemplation; reflection.
[1350–1400]
mus′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.musing - a calm, lengthy, intent considerationmusing - a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
cogitation, study - attentive consideration and meditation; "after much cogitation he rejected the offer"
consideration - the process of giving careful thought to something
meditation, speculation - continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature; "the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge"
meditation - (religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)
introspection, self-contemplation, self-examination - the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct
retrospect - contemplation of things past; "in retrospect"
Adj.1.musing - deeply or seriously thoughtful; "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";
thoughtful - exhibiting or characterized by careful thought; "a thoughtful paper"

musing

Translations

musing

adjgrüblerisch, nachdenklich, sinnierend (liter); philosopher, book, articlegedankenvoll
nÜberlegungen pl(on zu)
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