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Adjective: contemplative  kun'tem-plu-tiv or 'kón-tum,pley-tiv
  1. Deeply or seriously thoughtful
    "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a contemplative melancholy young man";
    - brooding, broody, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative
Noun: contemplative  kun'tem-plu-tiv or 'kón-tum,pley-tiv
  1. A person devoted to the contemplative life

Derived forms: contemplatives

See also: thoughtful

Type of: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Contemplative