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communing

[ verb kuh-myoon; noun kom-yoon ]SEE DEFINITION OF communing

Synonyms for communing

  • confer
  • contemplate
  • converse
  • discourse
  • discuss
  • mediate
  • muse
  • parley
  • ponder
  • reflect
  • confide in
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Antonyms for communing

  • be quiet
  • disregard
  • forget
  • ignore
  • neglect
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMUNING

It was the need of being by herself, the haste of communing alone with her great happiness.

"No doubt they took you because of that," Sir Oliver pursued, as if communing with himself.

Hence an opportunity of communing with the world he valued at its just price.

"How cold and cruel I have become," she said, as if she were communing with herself.

We've been out walking and communing with nature and getting acquainted.

"There are worse things than drink," he said, as if communing with himself.

He was often thus when communing with himself on board ship in the quietude of the night.

Solitary he rides, and communing with himself, yawns at every second.

He keeps on communing, commanding, if we are to believe Kant.

And so communing with herself, she left the house for an afternoon walk.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "have dealings with," from Old French comuner "to make common, share" (10c., Modern French communier), from comun (see common (adj.)). Meaning "to talk intimately" is late 14c. Related: Communed; communing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMMUNING

communion

nounaffinity, agreement

conception

noununderstanding; idea
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