HyperDic: meditation

English > 2 senses of the word meditation:
NOUNcognitionmeditation, speculationcontinuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject / subject or series of subjects / subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
cognitionmeditation(religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)
meditation > pronunciation
Soundsmeh.dahtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > meditation: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningcontinuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject / subject or series of subjects / subjects of a deep or abstruse nature.
Example"the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge"
Synonymspeculation
Broadercontemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulnessA calm, lengthy, intent consideration
Spanishmeditación
Verbsmeditatereflect deeply on a subject / subject
meditatethink intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
English > meditation: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaning(religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects).
Categoryreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Broadercontemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulnessA calm, lengthy, intent consideration
Spanishmeditación
Catalanmeditació
Verbsmeditatethink intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes

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