Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / contemplative
FEEDBACK

contemplative

See definition of contemplative on Dictionary.com

synonyms for contemplative

  • introspective
  • meditative
  • pensive
  • reflective
  • thoughtful
  • intent
  • lost
  • musing
  • thinking
  • attentive
  • cogitative
  • in brown study
  • pondering
  • rapt
  • reflecting
  • ruminative
  • speculative
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for contemplative

MOST RELEVANT
  • ignorant
  • unthoughtful
  • disdainful
  • disregarding
  • negligent
  • rejecting
  • scornful
  • shallow
  • unreflective
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING contemplative

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Get Perfecto On These Words Stemming From Spanish!
START THE QUIZ

How to use contemplative in a sentence

This year’s Broccoli City headliner is Lil Baby, the deft Georgia rapper who does his finest work in intimate chirps and contemplative squeaks.
TURNSTILE, TINASHE, FAY VICTOR, 42 DUGG — THE FALL CONCERT SEASON IS HERECHRIS RICHARDSSEPTEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Instead, the book is an unnerving, contemplative look at solitude and the connections we make with the outside world.
FOX & I IS AN UNNERVING MEMOIR ABOUT WILDLIFE AND FRIENDSHIPANNABEL GUTTERMANJUNE 24, 2021TIME
Stowaway pulls plenty of pages from the generic space-movie handbook, but it still builds a mood of dread and contemplative ennui, finding its resolution in a final, somber shot.
NETFLIX'S PENSIVE STOWAWAY TANGLES WITH ISSUES OF MORALITY, AND SELFHOOD, IN SPACESTEPHANIE ZACHAREKAPRIL 22, 2021TIME
The reader gets to know this contemplative narrator through a series of vignettes that showcase her witty observational skills and Lahiri’s piercing prose.
HERE ARE THE 15 NEW BOOKS YOU SHOULD READ IN APRILANNABEL GUTTERMANAPRIL 1, 2021TIME
One exterior path will mimic a mountain climb, while the other will provide access to more contemplative outdoor spaces, for reading, chilling or checking email.
THE HELIX IS A DISTRACTION. AMAZON’S NEW HEADQUARTERS WILL CHANGE MORE THAN JUST ITS ARLINGTON NEIGHBORHOOD.PHILIP KENNICOTTFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Thereafter he went into a contemplative frame of mind to the docks, and found Sam Blake as usual in his bunk.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
An upright, phlegmatic man who finally led the contemplative life of one of the ancient hermits.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
It was Tanqueray who kept on looking at him with clear, contemplative eyes under brows no longer irritable.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
He was merely a friend of her aunt's, and from that contemplative position he never stepped down.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
The fish will regard with contemplative indifference every other lure but a close imitation of that particular insect.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. VI, NO. 3, OCTOBER 1899VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CONTEMPLATIVE

  • contemplating
  • contemplative
  • deliberative
  • excogitative
  • meditative
  • probing
  • reasoning
  • reflective
  • ruminative
  • thinking
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.