meditatively

All Adverb
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  • The man came slowly towards me, and then looked meditatively into my face. Cited from Aylwin, by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  • Then he put it back without speaking and looked meditatively through the blue smoke. Cited from The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • Then she closed the door again, and stood looking at it meditatively for a moment. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • He stood near the window for a few moments, meditatively looking about him. Cited from The Devil's Garden, by W. B. Maxwell
  • He went meditatively on his way, and presently turned into his club to write some letters. Cited from Lady Rose's Daughter, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • He watched the man meditatively as he attempted to fit them into their places. Cited from None Other Gods, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • She thought of this, and the next day went to work meditatively. Cited from The Titan, by Theodore Dreiser
  • Then he leaned back in his chair and looked meditatively at the wall. Cited from Blindfolded, by Earle Ashley Walcott
  • She stood looking meditatively out of the window, not at him. Cited from Valmond Came To Pontiac, by G. Parker, v2
  • Faith raised her eyes from the paper before her and poised her head meditatively. Cited from The Weavers, by G. Parker, v3
  • The little boy was sitting up, with a bare foot held meditatively in his hand. Cited from A Melody in Silver, by Keene Abbott
  • "What a world of wonder the girl is coming into!" said the other meditatively. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XI, No. 27, June, 1873, by Various
  • A rapid red again filled her cheeks, and she looked at him meditatively. Cited from A Pair of Blue Eyes, by Thomas Hardy
  • He clapped his hands together meditatively two or three times, and walked up and down. Cited from A Voyage to Arcturus, by David Lindsay
  • She was standing with her back to him, gazing meditatively into the fire. Cited from North, South and Over the Sea, by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  • She unclasped her hands from behind her head, and looked at him meditatively. Cited from The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton
  • The judge regarded his walking-stick meditatively for a moment, and continued his way. Cited from The Voice of the People, by Ellen Glasgow
  • At half-past nine Andrew stood before his mirror and regarded himself meditatively. Cited from The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories, by Gertrude Atherton
  • He turned away at the string meditatively for another five minutes. Cited from The Ontario Readers, by Ontario Ministry of Education
  • She raised her head and looked at me meditatively. Cited from The Great Secret, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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Meaning of meditatively

  • adverb In a meditative manner
    round and round, while meditatively, as a cow chewing the cud, he let his eyes rest on the flat water ahead of him