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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Persistently or morbidly thoughtful.

Usage examples (36)
  • We rode in sombre, ruminative silence for a moment.
  • He gazed out into the night, ruminative, speculative.
  • Hantaï's programming reinforced the ruminative vibe.
  • Then, taking a slow, ruminative mouthful of his wine, he spoke. for more
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