Synonyms for Contemplation:
n.anoint, consecrate, circumcise, circumcision, blessing, ceremony, confession, celebrant, bless. regard, view, focus, soul-searching, forethought, introspection, look, sight, assessment, see. brainwork, excogitation. •contemplation (noun)
reflection, reflexion, musing, rumination, thoughtfulness.
•deep thought; planning (noun)
plan, consideration, pondering, cogitation, purpose, ambition, reflection, deliberation, meditation, rumination, design, study, musing.
fear, pessimism, expectancy, foreboding, expectation, apprehension, anxiety, worriment, apprehensiveness, presumption, dread, uncertainty, anticipation, suspense.
•gazing at (noun)
hope, yearning, confidence, wish, desire, eagerness, faith, sureness, aspiration, optimism.
fantasy, vision, creativity, dream, creation, supposition, invention, conception, Dreams, brainchild, Daydreams, idea.
plan, design, ambition, purpose.
interrogation, question, inquiry, interpellation, inquest, query, probe, exploration, survey, examination, quiz, poll.
lucubration, wistfulness, calculation, absorption, analysis, appraisal, reflection, Debating, intellection, musing, preoccupation, weighing, thinking, cerebration, imagination, study, attention, evaluation, deliberation, concentration, brain work, engrossment, daydreaming, reasoning, meditation, cogitation, speculation, thought, consideration, pondering, envisioning, brooding.
celebrant, ceremony, anoint, excogitation, brainwork. circumcision, confession, bless, consecrate, look. blessing. sight. view. •self-examination
•Other relevant words:
reflexion, sight, excogitation, introspection, rumination, view, purpose, ambition, brainwork, design, thoughtfulness, soul-searching, regard, anticipation, consecrate, look, plan, anoint.
Usage examples for contemplation
Those questions which a person puts to himself in contemplation ought to be terminated with points of interrogation. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown