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  Definition of rumination
  1. regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding
  2. (of ruminants) chewing (the cud); "ruminants have remarkable powers of rumination"
  3. a calm lengthy intent consideration
Similar Words: contemplation, reflection, reflexion, musing, thoughtfulness

 

Hyponyms: cogitation, study, meditation, speculation, introspection, self-contemplation, self-examination, omphaloskepsis, retrospect

 

Derivational Morphology: ruminate, chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, speculate, study

 

Anagrams: natatorium, maturation, antitumour

 

 
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