contemplation

[ kon-tuh m-pley-shuh n, -tem- ]SEE DEFINITION OF contemplation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTEMPLATION

The truth could not be concealed, nor the contemplation of it avoided.

Raising his eyes from a contemplation of the heels in front of him, he saw Belle Langdon.

I wasn't so enamoured with the ancients as I thought I was; but I was enamoured with your contemplation of my pose.

The contemplation of the infirm and lonely steed overcame him.

A state of mind produced by contemplation of a neighbor's uneasiness.

The course of nature lies open to my contemplation as well as to theirs.

From the contemplation of the Past, he roused himself to face the Future.

I could enter no other houses for that one while, for I could not bear the contemplation of the children.

Who do you imagine has it in contemplation to confer a distinction upon you, sir?'

It may be that the banker's face grew a shade paler after that contemplation.

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