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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature; (religion) the contemplating of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects).

Usage examples (35)
  • For the first three days we were taught simple breathing meditation.
  • I do believe what you experienced in meditation is possible.
  • The term meditation is often used to describe an individual's state of intense focus on an object or thought.
  • The habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge for more
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  • My sister and I fought so bitterly as kids we often required parental "mediation" (intervention by a third party to resolve a dispute). We get along better now that I'm into "meditation" (deep, often spiritual, reflection) and she's on medication.
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