Definition of 'contemplation'
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What the net seems to be doing is chipping away my capacity for concentration and contemplation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The support has been overwhelming and they wanted some quiet contemplation. The Sun (2007)The heart gladly gives up the quiet of contemplation for the work of preaching. Christianity Today (2000)The group members were sent out alone into the wild countryside for some quiet contemplation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We wander the track in quiet, confident contemplation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's both a tribute to human ingenuity and another place for quiet contemplation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But it is an outstanding book for rich, quiet contemplation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Good human lives have been devoted to religious contemplation, scholarship or justice. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That I wasn't really cross with him for crashing my attempt at quiet contemplation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We got strung out along the trail at times, so you could have quiet contemplation if you needed it, or walk with the people you liked best. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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