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Detailed Translations for contemplation from English to French


contemplation [the ~] noun

  1. the contemplation (reflection; reconsideration; rethinking)
    la réflexion; la méditation; la reconsidération; la contemplation
  2. the contemplation (pondering; meditation; reflection; thought)
    la méditation; la contemplation; la considération; la réflexion
  3. the contemplation (speculativeness)
    la contemplation; le regard

Translation Matrix for contemplation:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
considération contemplation; meditation; pondering; reflection; thought adoration; appreciation; awe; consideration; considered opinion; considering; deference; deliberation; distinction; esteem; estimation; ground; meditation; observance; prestige; rank; reflection; reflexion; regard; renown; reputation; respect; respectability; reverence; standing; status; think it over; thought; veneration; worship
contemplation contemplation; meditation; pondering; reconsideration; reflection; rethinking; speculativeness; thought consideration; considered opinion; meditation; observation; observe; reflection; thought
méditation contemplation; meditation; pondering; reconsideration; reflection; rethinking; thought consideration; considered opinion; day-dreaming; daydreaming; meditation; musing; reflection; reverie; thought
reconsidération contemplation; reconsideration; reflection; rethinking
regard contemplation; speculativeness expression; facial expression; having a look; look; looking in the eyes; viewing; watching
réflexion contemplation; meditation; pondering; reconsideration; reflection; rethinking; thought angle; aspect; attitude; concept; conception; consideration; considered opinion; day-dreaming; deliberation; drudgery; echo; ground; idea; image; interpretation; meditation; musing; notion; opinion; outlook; perspective; point of view; reading; reflection; reflexion; repentance; resonance; reverberation; reverie; sense; stand; thought; toiling; troubling; version; view; vision; way of thinking; worry; worrying
- musing; reflection; reflexion; rumination; thoughtfulness

Related Words for "contemplation":

Synonyms for "contemplation":

Related Definitions for "contemplation":

  1. a long and thoughtful observation1
  2. a calm, lengthy, intent consideration1

Wiktionary Translations for contemplation:

  1. The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study
  1. action de méditer ; ou résultat de cette action.

Cross Translation:
contemplation recueillement Besinnung — das Sich-Besinnen
contemplation contemplation KontemplationRückzug auf sich selbst, Versenkung in sich selbst

contemplation form of contemplate:

to contemplate verb (contemplates, contemplated, contemplating)

  1. to contemplate (ponder on; reflect on; muse on; meditate on)
    réfléchir; considérer; songer; méditer; être pensif
    • réfléchir verb (réfléchis, réfléchit, réfléchissons, réfléchissez, )
    • considérer verb (considère, considères, considérons, considérez, )
    • songer verb (songe, songes, songeons, songez, )
    • méditer verb (médite, médites, méditons, méditez, )

Conjugations for contemplate:

  1. contemplate
  2. contemplate
  3. contemplates
  4. contemplate
  5. contemplate
  6. contemplate
simple past
  1. contemplated
  2. contemplated
  3. contemplated
  4. contemplated
  5. contemplated
  6. contemplated
present perfect
  1. have contemplated
  2. have contemplated
  3. has contemplated
  4. have contemplated
  5. have contemplated
  6. have contemplated
past continuous
  1. was contemplating
  2. were contemplating
  3. was contemplating
  4. were contemplating
  5. were contemplating
  6. were contemplating
  1. shall contemplate
  2. will contemplate
  3. will contemplate
  4. shall contemplate
  5. will contemplate
  6. will contemplate
continuous present
  1. am contemplating
  2. are contemplating
  3. is contemplating
  4. are contemplating
  5. are contemplating
  6. are contemplating
  1. be contemplated
  2. be contemplated
  3. be contemplated
  4. be contemplated
  5. be contemplated
  6. be contemplated
  1. contemplate!
  2. let's contemplate!
  3. contemplated
  4. contemplating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for contemplate:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
considérer contemplate; meditate on; muse on; ponder on; reflect on appreciate; be in sympathy with; check; conceive; consider; control; deliberate; discuss; esteem; esteem highly; examine; feel; feel empathy for; have a conference; have a high regard for; hold in great esteem; hold session; imagine; inspect; intend; look at; meet; observe; praise; reflect; regard; respect; scrutinise; scrutinize; seek advice; seek advice from; sympathise; sympathize; think; think it over; think out; think over; value highly; verify; view; watch
méditer contemplate; meditate on; muse on; ponder on; reflect on brood; cogitate; consider; muse; ponder; reflect; regard; think; think it over; think out; think over; wonder
réfléchir contemplate; meditate on; muse on; ponder on; reflect on be reflected; brood; cast back; cogitate; consider; deliberate; discuss; do some hard thinking; have a conference; hold session; meet; mirror; muse; ponder; reflect; think; think better of it; think it over; wonder
songer contemplate; meditate on; muse on; ponder on; reflect on dream; mediate; muse; ponder
être pensif contemplate; meditate on; muse on; ponder on; reflect on ponder
- meditate; study

Related Words for "contemplate":

Synonyms for "contemplate":

Related Definitions for "contemplate":

  1. consider as a possibility1
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job1
  2. think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes1
  3. look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought1
    • contemplate one's navel1

Wiktionary Translations for contemplate:

  1. think about something in a concentrated manner
  1. considérer avec toute la force de son attention, soit avec les yeux, soit par la pensée.

Cross Translation:
contemplate contempler contempleren — (overgankelijk) innerlijk beschouwen, bespiegelen
contemplate réfléchir; raviser besinnen — (reflexiv) klar werden, nachdenken
contemplate réfléchir; cogiter; gamberger überlegen — mit einem bestimmten Ziel nachdenken, in Gedanken versinken, etwas überdenken