Definition of 'contemplative'
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And that invitation invites me into contemplative prayer. Christianity Today (2000)Reflecting on his own mortality has deepened this contemplative mood. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sometimes that comes naturally with the contemplative and monastic life. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For more than two decades his ideas have consistently presented a quiet spot of contemplative pleasure amid the competitive clutter of the art world. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I consider running to be calming and contemplative. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She seems to be in a contemplative mood as the steam gently rises, making ghostly scribble shapes in the air. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's about a contemplative moment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Obamas' tastes are quieter and more contemplative. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are here and already working but in a quieter, more contemplative, frequently socially engaged way. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The visual art that appeals to me is calming and contemplative; it slows you down to its pace - the opposite of what dance does. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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