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Example Sentences for "contemplate"

Now that she has finished a year at college, Sophie is contemplating changing from her fine arts program to a graphic arts programThe company is contemplating moving its head office from Columbus to Detroit.

Now that she has finished a year at college, Sophie is contemplating changing from her fine arts program to a graphic arts program.

As Marly nears the end of high school, he needs to contemplate his future plans.

Jason is worried that his friend Mark is depressed, and may actually be contemplating suicide.

The yoga room at the rec center is a nice place to practice quiet contemplation.

Judy has been contemplating leaving Paul, as they don't seem to want the same things out of life.

My wife is a very quiet, contemplative sort of person who rarely gets angry.

He was lost in contemplation as he stared into the fireplace.

We went for a wonderful contemplative walk along the beach this morning.

The government has been contemplating the recommendations of the commission for weeks.

My son is contemplating going travelling in Europe after finishing high school.

Failure of the peace talks is a possibility which is simply too terrible to contemplate.

The monks spent the afternoon in silent contemplation.

She sat on the beach and contemplated the incredible beauty of nature.

Anne was very contemplative at the meeting this morning. I think she is about to make a big decision.

Edgar Allen Poe once said, That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating, and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.

Rachel Carson once observed that those who contemplate the beauty of the Earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

Midge Decter once remarked that ideas are powerful things requiring not a studious contemplation, but an action, even if it is only an inner action.

David Hume once noted that beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.

The Prophet Mohammed once said that a Muslim who meets with others and shares their burdens is better than one who lives a life of seclusion and contemplation.

Discussion question: Do you have a quiet, contemplative character, or an outgoing, spontaneous character?


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