'Meditation' definitions:

Definition of 'meditation'

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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" [syn: meditation, speculation]
(religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)

Definition of 'Meditation'

  • Meditation \Med`i*ta"tion\, n. [OE. meditacioun, F. m['e]ditation, fr. L. meditatio.]
  • 1. The act of meditating; close or continued thought; the turning or revolving of a subject in the mind; serious contemplation; reflection; musing. [1913 Webster]
  • Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight. --Ps. xix. 14. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. Thought; -- without regard to kind. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
  • With wings as swift As meditation or the thoughts of love. --Shak. [1913 Webster]