Antonyms

1. contemplation

noun. ['ˌkɑːntəmˈpleɪʃən'] a long and thoughtful observation.

Antonyms

  • unlikeness

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How do you pronounce contemplation?

Pronounce contemplation as ˌkɑntəmˈpleɪʃən.

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Example sentences of the word contemplation


1. Noun, singular or mass
This means that the testator must act in contemplation of death and also that she exercise her own intent.

Quotes containing the word contemplation


1. Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.
- Jean Arp

2. He was contemplation and enthusiasm. Ambition and strong coffee. I could have looked at him forever.
- E. Lockhart, We Were Liars

3. I live not in dreams but in contemplation of a reality that is perhaps the future.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

2. self-contemplation

noun. the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct.

Synonyms

  • rumination
  • reflection
  • reflexion
  • examen
  • contemplation
  • self-examination
  • examination
  • self-analysis
  • thoughtfulness
  • introspection
  • musing

Antonyms

  • unlikeness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • thoughtless
  • thoughtful

3. contemplation

noun. ['ˌkɑːntəmˈpleɪʃən'] a calm, lengthy, intent consideration.

Synonyms

  • rumination
  • self-contemplation
  • reflexion
  • reflection
  • cogitation
  • study
  • speculation
  • self-examination
  • consideration
  • retrospect
  • thoughtfulness
  • introspection
  • musing

Antonyms

  • inconsideration
  • unkindness
  • tactlessness
  • unthoughtfulness
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