Meaning of contemplative

con•tem•pla•tive

Pronunciation: (kun-tem'plu-tiv, kon'tum-plā"-, -tem-), [key]
— adj.
  1. given to or characterized by contemplation: a contemplative mind.
—n.
  1. a person devoted to contemplation, as a monk.
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