ruminative Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; pondering; brooding; contemplative; musing; meditative; reflective.
    • 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


Ru"mi*na*tive adjective
  1. Inclined to, or engaged in, rumination or meditation.

Webster 1913