Definition of Contemplating

1. Verb. (present participle of contemplate) ¹



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Definition of Contemplating

1. contemplate [v] - See also: contemplate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contemplating

contemningly
contemnor
contemnors
contemns
contemper
contemperature
contempered
contempering
contempers
contemplance
contemplatable
contemplate
contemplated
contemplaters
contemplates
contemplating (current term)
contemplation
contemplations
contemplatist
contemplatists
contemplatively
contemplativeness
contemplatives
contemplator
contemplators
contempo
contemporalities
contemporality
contemporaneity

Literary usage of Contemplating

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"... showing that he wag then contemplating a visit to Britain, In 153M he published at Lyons, through i and in his 'De Animi Tranquillitate' he Gesner met ..."

2. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"We derive from it something of the same pleasure which we feel in contemplating a terrible wild beast who cannot get near enough to hurt us." XIII. ..."

3. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1882)
"woman sat silently contemplating our evolutions, and as we brought them to a conclusion, and stood (not like the Graces) puffing and panting round her, ..."

4. Lectures, Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"... imagine himself contemplating the world from another sphere, and hence can fancy how our earth must look to those removed from all its sordid cares and ..."

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