ruminative

[ roo-muh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF ruminative

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.

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