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contemplating

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  • verbthink about seriously; plan
  • verbgaze at
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Synonyms for contemplating

verb think about seriously; plan
  • aim
  • consider
  • envisage
  • foresee
  • intend
  • mean
  • mull over
  • ponder
  • propose
  • think of
  • weigh
  • deliberate
  • design
  • excogitate
  • expect
  • mind
  • observe
  • percolate
  • purpose
  • ruminate
  • speculate
  • study
  • aspire to
  • brood over
  • chew over
  • cool out
  • kick around
  • meditate on
  • muse over
  • perpend
  • reflect upon
  • size up
  • take in

Antonyms for contemplating

  • forget
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • reject
  • disregard
  • discard
  • look away
  • scorn
  • slight
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More words related to contemplating

cogitative

adjective. thoughtful
  • contemplating
  • contemplative
  • deliberative
  • excogitative
  • meditating
  • meditative
  • probing
  • reasoning
  • reflective
  • ruminative
  • thinking

deliberative

adjective. thoughtful

minded

adjective. disposed

observant

adjective. alert, watchful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.