contemplative contemplative  /kən ˈtɛm plə tɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person devoted to the contemplative life
  2. (adj) deeply or seriously thoughtful

News

  1. No-Tipping Policy Perplexes Diners

    Sushi Yasuda has made headlines for its mouth-watering sushi and excellent service for more than a decade, but the restaurant is getting noticed now for a different reason: banning tips. In keeping with the contemplative and pared-down aesthetic of the business, owners of the New...        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. NYC Sushi Restaurant's Ban on Tips Perplexes Diners

    Sushi Yasuda has made headlines for its mouth-watering sushi and excellent service for more than a decade, but the restaurant is getting noticed now for a different reason: banning tips. In keeping with the contemplative and pared-down aesthetic of the business, owners of the New...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC News Blogs via Yahoo! News

  3. Bill Uhrich: Emergence of cicadas a reminder of the circle of life

    Y'know, a soul can get mighty contemplative staring into the big red eyes of a 17-year periodical cicada. The first time I communed with a cicada was on June 5, 1996.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Reading Eagle

Quotes

  1. "I've led a pretty fast-paced life. I've not taken a lot of time to be contemplative," Brokaw said. "But this was an opportunity that was forced on me to be that."
    on Dec 7, 2007 By: Tom Brokaw Source: The Daily News

  2. "I never think about that stuff. I never give contemplative thoughts about any of that, I always think of the here and now," Majerus said. "I think, OK, today I'm in Pittsburgh and I'm coaching."
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Rick Majerus Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "We asked that the design should be reflective and contemplative," Scruggs said.
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Jan Scruggs Source: AFP

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