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Pronunciation:  'meditutiv

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[adj]  persistently or morbidly thoughtful

MEDITATIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: brooding, broody, contemplative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative, thoughtful



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Med"i*ta*tive\, a. [L. meditativus: cf. F.
Disposed to meditate, or to meditation; as, a meditative man;
a meditative mood. -- {Med"i*ta*tive*ly}, adv. --
{Med"i*ta*tive*ness}, n.

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