Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / rumination

USE rumination IN A SENTENCE

Join our early testers! See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

QUIZZES

Celebrate Your Grammar Skills With This Quiz

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Revisiting the movies and TV shows we grew up on can feel like a rumination on those questions.
Weber addressed legislators after the vote with a characteristically rousing speech that began, as she has many times, by recounting her family’s history in the Deep South, and by expanding into a rumination on the fragility of democracy.
Ultimately, the goal is to disrupt what psychologists call perseverative cognition—patterns of thinking that involve intrusive thoughts, rumination, and worry.
Research shows that some people are especially prone to this kind of “depressive rumination.”
Lady Hartledon had dismissed her maid, and stood leaning against the arm of the sofa, indulging in bitter rumination.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
At this a light came into his face, and after some seconds of rumination he despatched Nance upon an errand.
He sat looking surly and gloomy, buried in rumination, and by-and-by rose and left the room.
TREVLYN HOLDMRS. HENRY WOOD
He kept sighing and wrinkling his brows, as though in deep rumination on a matter far removed from the stumpage question.
Then he wrenched off a huge chew of tobacco whose rumination might check his impulse toward tempestuous language.
This rumination, which is purely physiological, may suffice to modify convictions or beliefs.

WORDS RELATED TO RUMINATION

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

WORD OF THE DAY

swevennoun | [swev-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION
Learn A New Word Right Now!