From Old French meditacion, from Latin meditatio, from meditatus, the past participle of meditārī (“to meditate, to think over, consider”), itself from Proto-Indo-European *med- (“to measure, limit, consider, advise”).
- A devotional exercise of, or leading to contemplation.
- A contemplative discourse, often on a religious or philosophical subject.
- A musical theme treated in a meditative manner.
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Declension of meditation