Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. contemplative

adjective. ['kənˈtɛmplətɪv'] deeply or seriously thoughtful; .

Synonyms

  • pensive
  • pondering
  • reflective
  • ruminative
  • brooding
  • meditative
  • broody
  • musing

Antonyms

  • inconsiderate
  • unthoughtfulness
  • inattentiveness
  • heedless

Etymology

  • contemplatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Featured Games

Rhymes with Contemplative

  • alternative
  • captive
  • causative
  • causative
  • cognitive
  • collaborative
  • collaborative
  • collective
  • combative
  • commemorative
  • commemorative
  • communicative
  • comparative
  • conductive
  • congestive
  • connective
  • constructive
  • consultative
  • contraceptive
  • convective

How do you pronounce contemplative?

Pronounce contemplative as kənˈtɛmplətɪv.

US - How to pronounce contemplative in American English

UK - How to pronounce contemplative in British English

Sentences with contemplative


1. Adjective
Most nuns spend at least two hours a day in contemplative prayer.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Whether contemplative or active, nuns tend to start and end their days similarly.

Quotes about contemplative


1. The contemplative life is often miserable. One must act more, think less, and not watch oneself live.
- Nicolas Chamfort

2. contemplative

noun. ['kənˈtɛmplətɪv'] a person devoted to the contemplative life.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • superficial
  • glad
  • nonreflective
  • nonintellectual

Etymology

  • contemplatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Synonym.com