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Definition of "ruminating" [ruminating]

  • Present participle of ruminate. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ruminating" in a sentence
  • "In his own way, Cuendet was a craftsman; and because Maigret was thinking at the same time about the fellows in the Rue La Fayette — that was what he called ruminating — he found the man slightly old-fashioned — like this restaurant, which would soon make way for a spick-and-span self-service counter."
  • "Since then, his penchant for long-term ruminating has become obvious, most particularly with his decision on Afghanistan."
  • "Psychologist types can tell me if anything specific is meant by "ruminating" - that is, if the term is used in your field to mean a kind of obsessive thinking and reviewing of thought - because otherwise, to us lay folks, ruminating just means thinking, reviewing."
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