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Definition of "meditation" []

  • The act or process of meditating. (noun)
  • A devotional exercise of or leading to contemplation. (noun)
  • A contemplative discourse, usually on a religious or philosophical subject. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "meditation" in a sentence
  • "I do believe what you experienced in meditation is possible."
  • "The Vâkyakâra then propounds a pûrvapaksha (primâ facie view), 'Once he is to make the meditation, the matter enjoined by scripture being accomplished thereby, as in the case of the prayâjas and the like'; and then sums up against this in the words 'but (meditation) is established on account of the term meditation'; that means -- knowledge repeated more than once (i.e. meditation) is determined to be the means of Release."
  • "Part of the difficulty is that the word meditation means both the experience and the technique."