how to pronounce contemplative

kəntɛmplətɪv

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meanings of contemplative

adjective:

  1. Pertaining to a religious contemplative, or a contemplative religious orders, especially the Roman Catholic varieties.
  2. Inclined to contemplate; introspective and thoughtful; meditative.
  3. Relating to, or having the power of, contemplation.

noun:

  1. Someone who has dedicated themselves to religious contemplation.