Adjective "meditated" definition and examples

(Meditated may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈmɛdɪteɪt/

Definitions and examples

verb

Focus one's mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation.
  1. 'it was here that the monk spent much of the day reading and meditating on Scripture'
  2. 'The gentle spin of the wheel is supposed to concentrate the mind in order to meditate.'
  3. 'A natural endurance athlete, he spends a lot of time meditating, doing yoga, and simply focusing on breathing.'
  4. 'Virtually anyone can meditate and focus; awareness and relaxation improve with practice.'
  5. 'Passengers have a right to relax, read, work in silence or simply meditate.'
  6. 'She sunk into the part of her mind where she went when she had to meditate.'
  7. 'Often we just plop ourselves down to meditate and just let the mind take us wherever it may.'
  8. 'Personal practice is a period in the day that we have set aside to meditate.'
  9. 'I don't mind what religion people are, I think anyone can meditate but I think as a form of prayer it really has that special depth.'
  10. 'Ever since I remember, I have been praying, meditating and attending spiritual workshops.'
  11. 'She was supposed to be meditating, and clearing her mind, but there was too much going on to do that.'
  12. 'He has chosen wisely and well, inviting us to reflect and meditate on his selections.'
  13. 'Too much meditating on this gave me the jitters twice over.'
  14. 'Toward that end one resolves to listen to, reflect upon, and meditate on the teachings energetically.'
  15. 'I've been meditating on the perfect holiday gift for you.'
  16. 'The next few moments were spent meditating on that verse.'
  17. 'they had suffered severely, and they began to meditate retreat'
  18. 'And yet, turning in my trap, I saw her lingering before the door, very still, and as if meditating a flight up the miry road.'

More definitions

1. to engage in thought or contemplation; reflect.

2. to engage in transcendental meditation, devout religious contemplation, or quiescent spiritual introspection. verb (used with object), meditated, meditating.

3. to consider as something to be done or effected; intend; purpose: to meditate revenge.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be meditated."

Origin

(meditate)Mid 16th century: from Latin meditat- ‘contemplated’, from the verb meditari, from a base meaning ‘measure’; related to mete.