Synonyms of rumination


1. contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness, consideration

usage: a calm, lengthy, intent consideration

2. rumination, chew, chewing, mastication, manduction

usage: (of ruminants) chewing (the cud); "ruminants have remarkable powers of rumination"

3. rumination, vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking

usage: regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding

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