Synonyms for ruminative
- in a brown study
- lost in thought
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RUMINATIVE
Thorpe had concluded his philosophical remarks with ruminative slowness.
Yet it was not exactly a stare; it was too thoughtful, too ruminative, too unconscious for that.
She gazed steadily at the glowing coals, ruminative, reflective.
He paused for a while, then went on with ruminative authority.
Hers had been a ruminative existence, for its uncertainty but rarely disturbed her.
Sally Dutton came in and found her friend in this ruminative mood.
Yet he remarked in a ruminative tone, "I shall be very glad of the money."
"Do you know, it's rather a pity you don't like me," said Hal, with ruminative frankness.
The hero is now seen seated in a Morris chair in Washington, touching his finger-tips together in a ruminative manner.
After a vain attempt to smoke a quiet and ruminative pipe he arose and began to wander about.