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contemperation | contemperature | contemplance | contemplant | contemplate | contemplation | contemplatist | contemplative | contemplatively | contemplativeness | contemplator

contemplation

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con=tem=pla=tion

CIDE DICTIONARY

contemplationn. [F. contemplation, L. contemplatio.].
  •  The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study.  [1913 Webster]
    "In contemplation of created things,
    By steps we may ascend to God.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Contemplation is keeping the idea which is brought into the mind for some time actually in view."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Holy meditation.  [1913 Webster]
    "To live in prayer and contemplation."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of looking forward to an event as about to happen; expectation; the act of intending or purposing.  [1913 Webster]
    "In contemplation of returning at an early date, he left."  [1913 Webster]
To have in contemplation, to inted or purpose, or to have under consideration.

THESAURUS

contemplation

Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, a wise passiveness, absorbed attention, absorption, advisement, aid prayer, anticipation, appeal, application, ataraxia, ataraxy, beadroll, beads, beseechment, bidding prayer, boning, brainwork, breviary, brooding, calmness, certainty, chaplet, collect, communion, composure, concentration, confidence, conning, consideration, contemplative life, counsel, cram, cramming, deep study, deep thought, deliberation, devotions, discretion, do-nothing policy, do-nothingism, do-nothingness, dormancy, drill, engagement, engrossment, entreaty, envisagement, envisionment, examination, exercise, expectancy, expectation, extensive study, eyeball inspection, farseeingness, farsightedness, forecast, foreglance, foregleam, foreglimpse, forehandedness, foreseeing, foresight, foresightedness, grace, grind, grinding, headwork, idleness, immersion, imminence, immobility, imperturbability, impetration, imploration, inaction, inactivity, indolence, inertia, inertness, inspection, intentness, intercession, invocation, involvement, laissez-aller, laissez-faire, laissez-faireism, litany, longsightedness, looking ahead, lucid stillness, lucubration, marmoreal repose, meditation, mental labor, monomania, musing, neutralism, neutrality, neutralness, nirvana, noninvolvement, nonparticipation, nonresistance, nonviolence, nonviolent resistance, obsecration, obsession, obtestation, ocular inspection, orison, overview, pacifism, paralysis, passive resistance, passive self-annihilation, passiveness, passivism, passivity, peace, peacefulness, perusal, petition, placidity, placidness, policy, pondering, practice, prayer, prayer wheel, prediction, preoccupation, preparation, prepublication, preview, prevision, probability, procrastination, profound thought, prospect, prospection, providence, provision, prudence, quiescence, quiescency, quiet, quietism, quietness, quietude, rapt attention, readiness, reading, reflection, reliance, repose, rest, restfulness, restudy, restudying, review, revolving, rogation, rosary, rumination, sagacity, satori, scrutiny, serenity, silence, silent prayer, silken repose, single-mindedness, sleep, slumber, speculation, stagnancy, stagnation, standpattism, stasis, stillness, studiousness, study, studying, subject, submersion, suit, supplication, survey, swotting, thanks, thanksgiving, the eye, thought, tranquillity, unastonishment, vegetation, vetting, visual examination, vita contemplativa, waiting game, watching and waiting, weighing, wide reading, wise passiveness

ROGET THESAURUS

contemplation

Intention

N intent, intention, intentionality, purpose, quo animo, project, undertaking, predetermination, design, ambition, contemplation, mind, animus, view, purview, proposal, study, look out, final cause, raison d'etre, cui bono, object, aim, end, the be all and the end all, drift, tendency, destination, mark, point, butt, goal, target, bull's-eye, quintain, prey, quarry, game, decision, determination, resolve, fixed set purpose, settled purpose, ultimatum, resolution, wish, arriere pensee, motive, teleology, intended, intentional, advised, express, determinate, prepense, bound for, intending, minded, bent upon, at stake, on the anvil, on the tapis, in view, in prospect, in the breast of, in petto, teleological, intentionally, advisedly, wittingly, knowingly, designedly, purposely, on purpose, by design, studiously, pointedly, with intent, deliberately, with one's eyes open, in cold blood, for, with a view, with an eye to, in order to, in order that, to the end that, with the intent that, for the purpose of, with the view of, in contemplation of, on account of, in pursuance of, pursuant to, quo animo, to all intents and purposes, The road to hell is paved with good intentions, sublimi feriam sidera vertice.

Vision

N vision, sight, optics, eyesight, view, look, espial, glance, ken, coup d'oeil, glimpse, glint, peep, gaze, stare, leer, perlustration, contemplation, conspection, conspectuity, regard, survey, introspection, reconnaissance, speculation, watch, espionage, espionnage, autopsy, ocular inspection, ocular demonstration, sight-seeing, point of view, gazebo, loophole, belvedere, watchtower, field of view, theater, amphitheater, arena, vista, horizon, commanding view, bird's eye view, periscope, visual organ, organ of vision, eye, naked eye, unassisted eye, retina, pupil, iris, cornea, white, optics, orbs, saucer eyes, goggle eyes, gooseberry eyes, short sight, clear sight, sharp sight, quick sight, eagle sight, piercing sight, penetrating sight, clear glance, sharp glance, quick glance, eagle glance, piercing glance, penetrating glance, clear eye, sharp eye, quick eye, eagle eye, piercing eye, penetrating eye, perspicacity, discernment, catopsis, eagle, hawk, cat, lynx, Argus, evil eye, basilisk, cockatrice, seeing, visual, ocular, optic, optical, ophthalmic, clear-eyesighted, eagle-eyed, hawk-eyed, lynx-eyed, keen- eyed, Argus-eyed, visible, visibly, in sight of, with one's eyes open at sight, at first sight, at a glance, at the first blush, prima facie, Int, look!, the scales falling from one's eyes, an eye like Mars to threaten or command, her eyes are homes of silent prayer, looking before and after, thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes.

Expectation

N expectation, expectance, expectancy, anticipation, reckoning, calculation, foresight, contemplation, prospection, lookout, prospect, perspective, horizon, vista, destiny, suspense, waiting, abeyance, curiosity, anxious expectation, ardent expectation, eager expectation, breathless expectation, sanguine expectation, torment of Tantalus, hope, trust, auspices, assurance, confidence, presumption, reliance, expectant, expecting, in expectation, on the watch, open-eyed, open-mouthed, in wide-eyed anticipation, agape, gaping, all agog, on tenterhooks, on tiptoe, on the tiptoe of expectation, aux aguets, ready, curious, looking forward to, expected, long expected, foreseen, in prospect, prospective, in one's eye, in one's view, in the horizon, on the horizon, just over the horizon, just around the corner, around the corner, impending, on the watch, with breathless expectation, with bated breath, with rapt anticipation, arrectis auribus, we shall see, nous verrons, expectation whirls me round, the light at the end of the tunnel.


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