Definition of Musing

1. Noun. A calm, lengthy, intent consideration.




2. Adjective. Deeply or seriously thoughtful. "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man"

Definition of Musing

1. Verb. (present participle of muse) ¹

2. Adjective. Absorbed in thought; contemplative ¹

3. Noun. thought, meditation, contemplation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Musing

1. contemplation [n -S] - See also: contemplation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musing

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Literary usage of Musing

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1. The Poems of William Dunbar by William Dunbar, Aeneas James George Mackay, George Powell McNeill (1893)
"XVIII. [musing ALLONE THIS HINDER NICHT.] musing allone this hinder nicht, . Of mirry day quhen gone was licht, Within ane garth ..."

2. Anthology of Russian Literature from the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Leo Wiener (1903)
"When deeply musing in the silence of the night, I see her, gentle Queen, above me shining clearly; When all the constellations pour out their rays of light, ..."

3. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1841)
"musing on the roaring ocean, Which divides my love and me ; Wearying Heaven in warm devotion, For his weal where'er he be. Hope and fear's alternate billow ..."

4. Kettell, Samuel: Specimens of American Poetry by Samuel Kettell (1829)
"AT musing HOUR. I love to walk the churchyard way, To me 't is holy ground. AT musing hour of twilight gray, When silence reigns around, To me, congenial is ..."

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