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mindfulness

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EtymologyEdit

mindful +‎ -ness

NounEdit

mindfulness (uncountable)

  1. awareness
  2. inclination to be mindful or aware
  3. (as understood in Buddhism and psychology) paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgementally
    • 2014, Who, What, Why: What Is Mindfulness?, BBC
      The Oxford English Dictionary "also notes that the term is 'in weakened use'. It's been diluted from its origins to now encompass all manner of meditation techniques, treatments for daily stress, even ways to lose weight."
  4. A form of secular meditation practice with roots in Buddhist meditation.

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