As Adjective Satellite the main difference between Contemplative and Brooding is that Contemplative is deeply or seriously thoughtful while Brooding is deeply or seriously thoughtful


As Noun the main difference between Contemplative and Brooding is that Contemplative is a person devoted to the contemplative life while Brooding is persistent morbid meditation on a problem


As Verb Brooding is hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing


Contemplative

English

(Contemplative)

Noun

(en noun)

a person devoted to the contemplative life

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Adjective Satellite

(en adjective satellite)

deeply or seriously thoughtful

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Synonyms

  • Contemplative

  • Musing

  • Pensive

  • Pondering

  • Ruminative

  • Brooding

  • Reflective

  • Meditative

  • Broody

Derived Terms

  • Meditate

  • Contemplativeness

  • Reflectivity

  • Reflect

  • Ruminate

  • Pensiveness

  • Meditativeness

  • Contemplate

Brooding

English

(Brooding)

Noun

(en noun)

sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body

  • persistent morbid meditation on a problem

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Verb

(en verb)

think moodily or anxiously about something

  • hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

  • be in a huff and display one's displeasure

  • be in a huff; be silent or sullen

  • sit on (eggs)

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Adjective Satellite

(en adjective satellite)

deeply or seriously thoughtful

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Synonyms

  • Pout

  • Pensiveness

  • Brooding

  • Hatch

  • Incubation

  • Broody

  • Cover

  • Pensive

  • Musing

  • Stew

  • Meditative

  • Ruminative

  • Pondering

  • Dwell

  • Loom

  • Contemplative

  • Brood

  • Incubate

  • Grizzle

  • Reflective

  • Sulk

  • Hover

Derived Terms

  • Meditativeness

  • Brooder

  • Meditate

  • Sulk

  • Pensive

  • Contemplativeness

  • Reflect

  • Pensiveness

  • Reflectivity

  • Brood

  • Hatch

  • Pouter

  • Stew

  • Incubation

  • Contemplate

  • Incubator

  • Incubate

  • Ruminate