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Definition 1: a calm, lengthy, intent consideration - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for musing in the sense of this definition

(musing is a kind of ...) the process of giving careful thought to something

(... is a kind of musing ) attentive consideration and meditation

"after much cogitation he rejected the offer"

(... is a kind of musing ) continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature

"the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge"

(... is a kind of musing ) (religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)

(... is a kind of musing ) the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct

(... is a kind of musing ) contemplation of things past

"in retrospect"

Definition 2: deeply or seriously thoughtful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where musing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the `Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man

Synonyms for musing in the sense of this definition

(musing is similar to ...) exhibiting or characterized by careful thought

"a thoughtful paper"

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