Definition of Contemplativeness

1. Noun. Deep serious thoughtfulness.

Exact synonyms: Meditativeness, Pensiveness
Generic synonyms: Thoughtfulness
Derivative terms: Contemplative, Meditative, Pensive



Definition of Contemplativeness

1. n. The state of being contemplative; thoughtfulness.

Definition of Contemplativeness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being contemplative. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contemplativeness

contempering
contempers
contemplance
contemplatable
contemplate
contemplated
contemplaters
contemplates
contemplating
contemplation
contemplations
contemplatist
contemplatists
contemplatively
contemplativeness (current term)
contemplatives
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contemplators
contempo
contemporalities
contemporality
contemporaneity
contemporaneous
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contemporaneousness
contemporaries
contemporarily
contemporariness
contemporary

Literary usage of Contemplativeness

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1. Essays Biographical and Critical: Chiefly on English Poets by David Masson (1856)
"By thoughtfulness or contemplativeness we usually mean something quite ... contemplativeness, according to our usage of the word, does not so much imply the ..."

2. The Spirit of the Age by William Henry Channing (1850)
"It Universe and all time into consideration, or, regarding them with " the Oriental's depth of all-sided contemplativeness,'' may be said to be, ..."

3. Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book for All & None by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1896)
"But now your emasculate ogling wisheth to be called ' contemplativeness.' And what can be touched with cowardly eyes is to be baptized ' beautiful'! ..."

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