Definition of meditative adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmedɪtətɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedɪteɪtɪv//
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thinking very deeply; involving deep thought synonym thoughtful She found him in a meditative mood. a meditative poem The poem is written in a meditative manner. Word Originearly 17th cent.: from meditate + -ive, reinforced by French méditatif, -ive.
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